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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Presidential Number: 34th
Years he was President: 1953-1961
State Represented: New York
Party Affiliation: Republican
Fact(s): He was the first president to ride in a helicopter while president.

Birthday: October 14, 1890
How old would he be this year? 113
School(s) attended: United States Military Academy, West Point, Command and General Staff School, Army War College
Wife: Mamie Eisenhower
Occupation(s) before he was President: Army Officer
Other way(s) he served: Five Star General in World War II, Supreme Allied Commander
Height: 5 feet, 10.5 inches
Favorite Foods: Vegetable soup, steak
Hobbies or Sports: Bridge, fishing, golf, painting

Life in America
How would he have traveled? Helicopter, airplane, car
How would he have communicated with his friends? Telephone, typed letter
U.S. Population when term began: 151,325,798
Number of stars on flag when he left office: 50

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Art and information provided by fifth-graders from Abingdon Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia. Coloringbook drawings by White House artist Rania Hassan.

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