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Richard Milhous Nixon
37th President of the United States of America
(1913-94)


Positions Held

Vice-president of the United States, 1953-61[J92]
Senator from California, 1951-53[89]

Main Events

Previously a lawyer, he joined the navy in 1942 and rose to the rank of lieutenant. He was vice president under Eisenhower from 1953. Into his fifth year as president of the United States, he faced impeachment for his role in the Watergate scandal and he resigned, making him the first American president to ever do so.[J92]

Place of birth: Yorba Linda, Ca.[D5]
Place of marriage: Riverside, Ca.[D5]
Place of death: New York City[D5]
Place of burial: Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Yorba Linda, Ca.[N9]

 

 

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