- Dwight David,Ike, 1890–1969, U.S. general and statesman: Chief of Staff 1945–48; 34th president of the U.S. 1953–61.
- his wifeMamie Geneva Doud [doud] /daʊd/, 1896–1979, U.S. First Lady 1953–61.
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Contemporary Examples of eisenhower
Portraits of Lincoln and Eisenhower were removed from the offices of the Republican National Committee.Ed Brooke: The Senate's Civil Rights Pioneer and Prophet of a Post-Racial America
January 4, 2015
President Eisenhower sent the 101st Airborne Division to force Faubus to admit the students to Central High School.The ‘No Child’ Rewrite Threatens Your Kids’ Future
January 3, 2015
It is also the one worn by Presidents Eisenhower, Truman, and George W. Bush.My Love Letter to the Stetson
December 24, 2014
ALEC echoed the ideology of Charles Wilson, the first Defense Secretary in the Eisenhower administration.The Left’s Answer to ALEC
December 15, 2014
They include signed photographs of Eisenhower and Field Marshal Montgomery, as well as paintings and a red leather despatch box.Churchill’s Secret Treasures for Sale: A British PM’s Life on the Auction Block
December 8, 2014
Historical Examples of eisenhower
In the end the matter had to be taken to General Eisenhower for resolution.Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965
Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.
I know perfectly well that General Eisenhower didn't say a word to you.Dave Dawson at Truk
Robert Sydney Bowen
Yes; Tippit's Eisenhower jacket, that's what we call them, was hanging on a hanger in the back of the car.Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
From General Eisenhower and his associates, I have had friendly and understanding collaboration in this endeavor.State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman
General Eisenhower has faced this period of trial with admirable calm and resolution and with steadily increasing success.State of the Union Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
- Dwight David, known as Ike. 1890–1969, US general and Republican statesman; Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force (1943–45) and 34th president of the US (1953–61). He commanded Allied forces in Europe and North Africa (1942), directed the invasion of Italy (1943), and was Supreme Commander of the combined land forces of NATO (1950–52)
Word Origin and History for eisenhower
surname, from German Eisenhauer, literally "iron-cutter, iron-hewer," "perhaps based on Fr. Taillefer" [George F. Jones, "German-American Names," 3rd ed., 2006].