Official photo from the Eisenhower Presidential Library

Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower at the White House

President Dwight Eisenhower (right) and First Lady Mamie Eisenhower pose for a photo on the south lawn of the White House during his presidency in the 1950s. Dwight Eisenhower, a key general in World War II, served as president of the United States from 1953-61. He was preceded by Harry S. Truman and succeeded by John F. Kennedy.

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