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37 - Richard M. Nixon

Personal Statistics:

Birth Date: January 9, 1913

Birthplace: Small frame house in Yorba Linda, California

Father: Francis Anthony Nixon (1878-1956)

Mother: Hannah Milhous (1885-1967)

Height at Prime: 5 feet 11 ½ inches

Physical Description: Brown wavy hair, brown eyes, thick eyebrows, prominent ski nose, sagging jowls, large jaw

Religion: Quaker

Wife: Thelma Catherine “Pat” Ryan (March 16, 1912 – June 22, 1993)

Marriage Date: June 21, 1940

Marriage Place: Mission Inn, Riverside, California

Children:

-- Patricia “Tricia” Nixon Cox (February 21, 1946 - ____ )

-- Julie Nixon Eisenhower (July 5, 1948 - ____ )

Death Date: April 22, 1994

Place of Death: New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Manhattan, New York

Cause of Death: Cerebral edema caused by a stroke

Final Words: Unknown

Burial Place: Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace, Yorba Linda, California

Professional Statistics:

Served in the navy during World War II (1942-1946)

U.S. Representative (1947-1950)

U.S. Senator (1951-1953)

Vice President of the United States (1953-1961)

President of the United States (1969-1974)

Political Party: Republican

His Vice Presidents:

-- Spiro T. Agnew (1969-1973)

-- Gerald R. Ford (1973-1974)

Events During Presidency:

Vietnam War

New China Policy

Man on the Moon (July 20, 1969)

Seabed Treaty (1970)

Chemical Weapons Treaty (1971)

Twenty-Sixth Amendment Ratified (1971)

SALT Agreement (1972)

Wage-Price Controls (1971-1973)

Revenue Sharing (1972)

Law and Order:

-- Organized Crime Control Act (1970)

-- Drug Abuse Control Act (1970)

-- District of Columbia Criminal Justice Act (1970)

Environmental Protection:

-- Environmental Quality Policy Act (1969)

-- Environmental Protection Agency (1970)

-- Water Quality Improvement Act (1970)

-- National Air Quality Standards Act (1970)

-- Resource Recovery Act (1970)

-- Water Pollution Act (1972)

Consumer Product Safety Act (1972)

Watergate and Other Scandals (1972)

Impeachment Proceedings (1974)

Resignation (August 9, 1974)


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