Knowledge Identifier: +Dwight_D._Eisenhower
Born in 1890.
Countries: United States (59%), United Kingdom (7%), (6%)
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Dudley C. Sharp - "'Dudley Crawford Sharp"' was Secretary of the Air Force from December 11, 1959 until January 20, 1961, under president Dwight D. Eisenhower
Eisenhower attended Abilene, Kansas High School and graduated with the class of 1909.
In February of 1918 he was transferred to Camp Meade in Maryland with the 65th Engineers.
He assumed duties again at Camp Meade, Maryland commanding a battalion of tanks, where he remained until 1922.
He first became executive officer to General Conner in the Panama Canal Zone, where, joined by Mamie, he served until 1924.
He served as a battalion commander at Fort Benning, Georgia until 1927.
After a one year assignment in France, Eisenhower served as executive officer to General George V. Mosely, Assistant Secretary of War, from 1929 to February 1933.
In 1932, he participated in the clearing of the Bonus March encampment in Washington DC. Although he was against the actions taken against the veterans and strongly advised MacArthur against taking a public role in it, he later wrote the Army's official incident report, endorsing MacArthur's conduct.
In 1935 he accompanied MacArthur to the Philippines, where he served as assistant military adviser to the Philippine government in developing their army.
He made a solo flight over the Philippines in 1937.
Andrew Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope - From late 1942 to early 1943, he served under General Eisenhower, who made him the Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force
George S. Patton - Notwithstanding Eisenhower's estimation of Patton's abilities as a strategic planner, his overall view of Patton's military value in achieving Allied victory in Europe can best be seen in Eisenhower's refusal to even consider sending Patton home after the 'slapping incident' of 1943
Kay Summersby - Wyden, Barbara, "Papers, 1944-1945", Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, Abilene, Kansas She was the daughter of Andrew F. and Vera MacCarthy-Morrogh; her father was originally from County Kerry, and her mother was born in Wales
Chuck Yeager - Fred Glover, in speaking directly to the Allied Supreme Commander, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, on June 12, 1944
Alexander Patch - In the spring of 1945, Supreme Allied Commander General Dwight D. Eisenhower offered Patch a B-25 Mitchell and pilot for his personal use, but Patch turned down the offer because he wished to remain in touch with his subordinate commanders during fast-moving operations and preferred a smaller plane that could land on unimproved fields and pastures
Arthur W. Radford - Admiral Radford and his staff had foreseen what would happen following a French defeat at Dien Bien Phu. It has been reported that Admiral Radford discussed with the French government the possibility of using nuclear weapons to defend the French garrison at Dien Bien Phu. However, in any case, President Eisenhower declined to take such a drastic and dangerous step into nuclear warfare, and from 1946 on, none were ever used in warfare anywhere in the world
Eisenhower was a golf enthusiast later in life, and joined the Augusta, Georgia National Golf Club in 1948.
Harry S. Truman - Truman successfully guided the treaty through the Senate in 1949 and appointed Dwight D. Eisenhower as the first commander.
The Columbia trustees refused to accept his resignation in December 1950, when he took leave from the university to become the Supreme Commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and was given operational command of NATO forces in Europe.
Carl G. Fisher - A convoy trip a few years later by the U.S. Army along Fisher's Lincoln Highway was a major influence upon Lt. Col. Dwight D. Eisenhower years later in championing the Interstate Highway System during his presidency in the 1950s
L. Mendel Rivers - However, Rivers became disillusioned with Stevenson and he openly supported Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower in the 1952 Presidential election because he said that he would be sensitive to Southern concerns
Margaret Chase Smith - In the 1952 election, Smith was widely mentioned as a vice-presidential candidate under General Dwight D. Eisenhower
Mohammad Mosaddegh - The American position shifted in late 1952, when Dwight D. Eisenhower had been elected U.S. President
Allan Shivers - The term was first used derisively by party liberals, who attacked Shivers and his allies in the party for backing Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower over the national party's chosen candidate Adlai Stevenson in 1952
Ann Blyth - In the December 1952 edition of "Motion Picture and Television Magazine" Ann Blythe stated in an interview that she endorsed Dwight D. Eisenhower for president the month before in the 1952 presidential election
Telford Taylor - In a speech at West Point in 1953, he called McCarthy "a dangerous adventurer", branding his tactics "a vicious weapon of the extreme right against their political opponents" and criticizing president Dwight D. Eisenhower for not stopping McCarthy's "shameful abuse of Congressional investigatory power
William Fechteler - When the President Dwight D. Eisenhower took office in 1953, he chose to replace all the Armed Forces' chiefs
In 1954, Eisenhower offered military and economic aid to the new nation of South Vietnam.
Charles Lindbergh - Dwight D. Eisenhower restored Lindbergh's assignment with the U.S. Air Force and made him a Brigadier General in 1954
Milton William Cooper - According to Cooper, Dwight D. Eisenhower negotiated a treaty with extraterrestrials in 1954 and established an inner circle of Illuminati to manage relations with the aliens and keep their presence a secret from the general public
Jimmy Doolittle - In 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower asked Doolittle to perform a study of the Central Intelligence Agency; The resulting work was known as the Doolittle Report, 1954, and was classified for a number of years
Ira Hayes - In 1954, after a ceremony where he was lauded by President Dwight D. Eisenhower as a hero, a reporter approached Hayes and asked him, "How do you like the pomp and circumstance-" Hayes hung his head and said, "I don't
Jesse Owens - In 1955, President Dwight D. Eisenhower honored Owens by naming him an "Ambassador of Sports
John Robert Brown (judge) - Brown was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on April 25, 1955, to a seat vacated by Robert Lee Russell
John Tower - In the 1956 presidential election, he was the campaign manager for Dwight D. Eisenhower in the 23rd Senatorial District
More dramatically, in July 1958, he sent 15,000 Marines and soldiers to Lebanon as part of Operation Blue Bat, a non-combat peace-keeping mission to stabilize the pro-Western government and to prevent a radical revolution from sweeping over that country.
Christopher C. Kraft, Jr. - On July 29, 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act, which established NASA and subsumed NACA within this newly created organization
Robert A. Heinlein - Heinlein decisively ended his juvenile novels with "Starship Troopers" , a controversial work and his personal riposte to leftists calling for President Dwight D. Eisenhower to stop nuclear testing in 1958
Joe Estevez - During a family trip in April 1959, he participated in the White House Easter Egg Roll and met President Dwight D. Eisenhower
David M. Shoup - Lieutenant General Shoup was nominated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on August 12, 1959 to be the 22nd Commandant of the Marine Corps
Eugene B. Fluckey - His selection for the rank of Rear Admiral was approved by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in July 1960 and in October he reported as Commander, Amphibious Group 4
Richard Nixon - At the end of his term of office as vice president in January 1961, Nixon and his family returned to California, where he practiced law and wrote a bestselling book, Six Crises, which included coverage of the Hiss case, Eisenhower's heart attack, and the Fund Crisis, which had been resolved by the Checkers speech.
Eisenhower College was a small, liberal arts college chartered in Seneca Falls, New York in 1965, with classes beginning in 1968.
However, Egypt received American aid until the Six Day War in 1967.
David, after whom Camp David is named, married Richard Nixon's daughter Julie in 1968.
Eddie Peabody - In 1968, Dwight D. Eisenhower awarded him a distinguished People To People Award for meritorious service in both the military and show business
The Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California was named after the President in 1971
Financial problems forced the school to fall under the management of the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1979
Gettysburg Battlefield - Since 1980, the National Park Service has allowed visitors to the Eisenhower Farm adjacent to the Gettysburg Battlefield
Donald Rumsfeld - During the 1980s, Rumsfeld became a member of the National Academy of Public Administration, and was named a member of the boards of trustees of the Gerald R. Ford Foundation, the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships, the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and the National Park Foundation
Leonard Bernstein - His most significant compositions of the decade were probably his opera "A Quiet Place" which he wrote with Stephen Wadsworth and which premiered in Houston in 1983; his "Divertimento for Orchestra"; his "Halil" for flute and orchestra, his "Concerto for Orchestra "Jubilee Games"; and his song cycle "Arias and Barcarolles", which was named after a comment President Dwight D. Eisenhower had made to him in 1960
In 1995, a plaque commemorating this was placed there by the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Tom Selleck - Surprising many of his fans, Selleck unexpectedly played the role of General Dwight D. Eisenhower in A&E's 2004 made-for-TV movie ", and Selleck was critically lauded for playing a cool, calm Eisenhower
In 2009, the commission chose the architect Frank Gehry to design the memorial
On March 21, 2016, Columbine II was flown to Virginia where restoration work will continue