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David Jacob Eisenhower23 SEP 1863 -- 10 MAR 1942avatar
Ida Elizabeth Stover1 MAY 1862 -- 11 SEP 1946avatar
John Sheldon Doud18 NOV 1870 -- 20 JUN 1951avatar
Elvira Mathilda Carlson13 MAY 1878 -- 28 SEP 1960avatar
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President Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower, I

Birth14 OCT 1890
 
Educ.1915
 
West Point, West Point Academy
Educ.1928
 
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USA Army / General / World War II
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History6-6-1944
 
Landing at Normandy
General, USA
World War II
Org.1945-1948
Org.1948-1953
 
Manhattan, Columbia College, PresidentManhattan, Columbia College
Election1952
 
USA Presidential Election
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Occup1953-1961
 
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Election1956
 
USA Presidential Election
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Death28 MAR 1969
 
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Aged: 78.5 years

Which of these presidents publicly professed a belief in God?Answer: All three on numerous occasions.

What was the formal religious group to which these men identified?Answer: Truman, Baptist; Eisenhower, Presbyterian; Kennedy, Roman Catholic

The lives of these presidents were complemented with religious associations. Truman and Eisenhower were from midwestern Protestant heritages, while Kennedy was reared in the formalism of the Roman Catholic tradition. Each of their parents played a major role in teaching them Christian precepts, by word and by example.

Faith in God as revealed through Jesus Christ was considered a personal matter. Truman has stated that he read the Bible through twice before beginning his formal schooling. Eisenhower... Read More

ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Doud Dwight "Icky" 

24 SEP 19172 JAN 1921  TX, Bexar Co, Ft Sam Houston  
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John Sheldon Doud 

3 AUG 192221 DEC 2013  CO, Denver Co, Denver Barbara Jean Thompson 
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May the light of freedom, coming to all darkened lands, flame brightly -- until at last the darkness is no more. … 1953
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  2. Findagrave Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower
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    Source from: Cameron Ott
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  2. Findagrave Mamie Geneva Doud Eisenhower
  3. Website:
    Source from: Cameron Ott
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