David Dwight Eisenhower, otherwise known as Dwight Eisenhower or Ike, was
born in October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas. He his parents were David Jacob
Eisenhower and Ida Elizabeth Stover, of German, English and Swiss ancestry. David
Jacob Eisenhower was an american engineer born on September 23, 1863, in
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. His mother Ida Elizabeth Stover was a lifelong pacificist
born on May 1, 1862, in Mt. Sideny, VA. Eisenhower’s ancestors can be traced back to
Hans Nicolas Eisenhauer, whose surname is German for “iron worker.” In 1741 Hans
and his family emigrated from Karlsbrunn, Germany to Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Dwight’s Family then settled in Abilene, Kansas in 1892. At the time of Eisenhower’s
Birth there whrer 44 states in the union and Benjamin Harrison was the persident of the
Dwight was one of 7 sons. Arthur Bradford Eisenhower born November 11,
1886, Hope, Dickinson County, Kansas, Edgar Newton Eisenhower born January
19, 1889, in Hope, Dickinson County, Kansas, Roy Jacob Eisenhower born August 9,
1892, Paul Eisenhower born May 12, 1894 and sadly died March 16, 1895, Earl Dewey
Eisenhower born February 1, 1898 in Abilene, Dickinson Country, Kansas. Last but not
least Milton Stover Eisenhower born on September 15, 1899, in Abilene Dickinson
Country, Kansas. Eisenhower attended Abilene High School and graduated the class of
1909. He when and graduated from West Point college as the class of 1915. A friend
urged him to apply to the Naval Academy. Though Eisenhower passed the entrance
exam, he was beyond the age of eligibility for admission to the Naval Academy. David
Dwight Eisenhower died of congestive heart failure on March 28, 1969 at Walter Reed
Army Hospital in Washington D.C.
Dwight Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States. As president he
accomplished a lot of things. He served as a Supreme Commander of the Allied...