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Richard M. Nixon


Picture of Richard M. Nixon
CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1946 Republican CD-12 65586 Win
11-02-1948 Republican CD-12 141509 Win
11-07-1950 Republican Senate3 2183454 Win
12-04-1950 Republican Senate3 0 Win
11-08-1960 Republican President 3259722 Win
11-06-1962 Republican Governor 2740351 Loss
11-05-1968 Republican President 3467664 Win
11-07-1972 Republican President 4602096 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, CA
Married: Patricia Nixon
Children: Tricia and Julie*
Family: In 1968, Julie married David Eisenhower (grandson of Dwight D. Eisenhower)
Military Service: USN (WWII)
Died: April 22, 1994 in New York, New York

1950: Member, House Un-American Activities Committee
1950: Resigned from the United States House of Representatives on November 30.
1953: Resigned from the United States Senate on January 1.
1953-1961: Vice President of the United States
1969-1974: President of the United States
1970: Established the EPA, NOAA, and DEA.
1974: Resigned as United States President on August 9.

  • Legal Troubles: In 1972, five burglars were arrested breaking into the Democratic Party HQ at the Watergate Hotel in Washington. The five were connected with the Nixon administration, and the resulting scandal led to Nixon's resignation two years later (in 1974).
  • PARDON ME: He was pardoned by President Gerald Ford.
  • US Currency: Richard Nixon appeared on a "Presidential $1 Coin" that will be issued in 2016.
  • QUOTE: It was after his 1962 campaign for Governor that Nixon stated "You won't have Dick Nixon to kick around anymore."
  • Nixon was the second youngest person ever to be Vice President of the United States.
  • Nixon was the first President to visit all 50 states.
  • PLACENAME: Pat Nixon Park is located in Cerritos, CA.
    PLACENAME: Patricia Nixon Elementary School is located in Cerritos, CA.
  • PUBLISHED: Nixon wrote nearly a dozen books, including Six Crises (1962) and RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon (1978)