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Dwight Eisenhower

(1890 - 1969)

  • Born in Texas, grew up in Abilene
  • Liked football as a student, favorite subject was history
  • Served as chief of staff for U.S. Army
  • Commander of allied forces in Europe during World War II; became five star general
  • Served two terms as president of the United States, 1953-1961

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