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The Eisenhower Presidency, 1953 - 1961
Mamie Geneva Doud Eisenhower, Wife
Dates of Presidency
January 20, 1953 - January 20, 1961
Number of Terms
Why Presidency Ended
End of 2nd Term
Richard M. Nixon
"My first day at the President's Desk. Plenty of worries and difficult problems.
But such has been my portion for a long time - the result is that this just seems
(today) like a continuation of all I've been doing since July '41 - even before that!"
Dwight D. Eisenhower, January 21, 1953
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