Eisenhower Presidential Library

Mamie Eisenhower in her wedding photo

This wedding photo shows Mamie Eisenhower (at right) along with future president Dwight Eisenhower. They were married in Denver on July 1, 1916; Dwight Eisenhower had graduated from West Point the year before. Mamie Doud was 19 and "Ike" was 25 when they married, and they had known each other a little more than eight months. After leading U.S. forces in World War II, Dwight Eisenhower was president of the United States from 1953-61.

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