Dwight Eisenhower - 34th President of the United States (1953–1961) Republican ~ ~ Eisenhower, in short, achieved a mixed record as he confronted momentous issues at home and abroad. He left office a popular President, and his stature has grown with the passage of time.
Bundesarchiv Bild Berlin, Oberbefehlshaber der vier Verbündeten - The Supreme Commanders on 5 June 1945 in Berlin: Bernard Montgomery, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Georgy Zhukov and Jean de Lattre de Tassigny
The 50's-- General Dwight D Eisenhower, was elected President for the last time in 1956 when he beat Stevenson. When Eisenhower left office, he asked JFK that he be allowed to retire as 5-star General of the Army. Not President of the United States. JFK was mystified by the request, but approved it. Eisenhower understood the true nature of politicians.
Dwight D. Eisenhower - Bringing to the Presidency his prestige as commanding general of the victorious forces in Europe during World War II, Dwight D. Eisenhower obtained a truce in Korea and worked incessantly during his two terms to ease the tensions of the Cold War. He pursued the moderate policies of "Modern Republicanism," pointing out as he left office, "America is today the strongest, most influential, and most productive nation in the world."
Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), 34th President of the United States (1953-1961) and First Lady Mamie Dowd Eisenhower (1896-1979). On Valentine's Day in 1916 Eisenhower gave her a miniature of his West Point class ring to seal a formal engagement. Lieutenant Dwight D. Eisenhower, aged 25, married Mamie Doud, aged 19, on July 1, 1916.