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dwight d eisenhower wikipedia - dwight david ike eisenhower a z n h a r eye z n how r october 14 1890 march 28 1969 was an american army general and statesman who served as the 34th president of the united states from 1953 to 1961 during world war ii he was a five star general in the united states army and served as supreme commander of the allied expeditionary forces in europe, dwight d eisenhower cold war presidency facts - early career eisenhower was the third of seven sons of david jacob and ida elizabeth stover eisenhower in the spring of 1891 the eisenhowers left denison texas and returned to abilene kansas where their forebears had settled as part of a mennonite colony david worked in a creamery the family was poor and dwight and his brothers were introduced to hard work and a strong religious