Tag Archives: Mrs. Ike

Ike ’52: The Best known Candidate of All

Dwight David Eisenhower was past 60 when he ran for President in 1952. Ike: Boy to Man There is virtually nothing in the early years of Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) that would point to the glories of his maturity. He … Continue reading

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Moving Mamie Eisenhower

   Mamie Doud was only nineteen when she married recent West Point graduate Lt. Dwight Eisenhower. Young Army Bride Mamie’s parents, John and Elivera Doud were not happy about their daughter’s marriage.  They adored Dwight David Eisenhower, and would consider … Continue reading

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Ike and Mamie’s First House

Mamie Doud was only nineteen when she married Second Lt. Dwight D. Eisenhower, recently graduated from West Point. The Eisenhower Bride and Groom While Mama and Papa Doud adored Ike, and would consider him their “son” for the rest of … Continue reading

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