January 9, 1913 - April 22, 1994
Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th president who was born on January 9, 1913. He was brought into this world by Frank Nixon and Hannah Milhous Nixon in Yorba Linda, California. He received a full scholarship to Duke University Law School in Durham, N.C. He soon met Thelma Catherine Ryan, a teacher and actress, after being in the same local community theater. They got married in 1940 and had 2 daughters, Tricia and Julie.
After getting married he and his wife moved to Washington, D.C where he took a job in Franklin Roosevelt's Office of Prince Administration. He was a very interesting man because soon after he left the public service and turn to the U.S. Navy serving as a ground officer in the Pacific.
Richard M. Nixon was considered a Quaker. The Quaker religion teaches them to not drink, dance, or swear, for one. Even though Nixon's family was very devoted, after taking office he didn't pay much attention toward his religion.
Nixon was a republican, but had some signature Democrat economic policies. During his presidency he defeated the Democratic candidate George McGovern by a long run. As he promised he appointed Justice of conservative philosophy to the supreme court.
President Richard Nixon, born Richard Milhous Nixon was born on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. He attended Whittier High School, where he ran for student body president. Upon graduation he received a full scholarship to Duke University Law School. At the Republican convention in 1952, Nixon won the nomination as vice president.
February 1, 1968 he announced his candidacy for president of the United States. On March 31, Nixon's campaign recieved an expected boost when President Johnson announced he would not be returning for another term.