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John Eisenhower, Historian and U.S. President's Son, Dies at 91

John Eisenhower, Historian and U.S. President's Son, Dies at 91

He was an assistant staff secretary in the White House during the last few years of his father's administration.

Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbanski

WASHINGTON (AP) — The family of President Dwight D. Eisenhower says his son, 91-year-old John S.D. Eisenhower, has died.

The retired brigadier general and military historian had resided on Maryland's Eastern Shore in the community of Trappe, Md.

John Sheldon Doud Eisenhower was born in Denver in 1922 to Dwight D. Eisenhower and his wife, Mamie. He was an assistant staff secretary in the White House during the last few years of his father's administration, and served as U.S. ambassador to Belgium during the Nixon administration.

Eisenhower was the author of numerous books about military history.

He is survived by his second wife, Joanne, son David and daughters Anne, Susan and Mary.

Here's an American History TV clip of Eisenhower recalling being in the same room with Winston Churchill:

Featured image: American History TV/YouTube

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Dave Urbanski

Dave Urbanski

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Dave Urbanski is a senior editor for Blaze News and has been writing for Blaze News since 2013. He has also been a newspaper reporter, a magazine editor, and a book editor. He resides in New Jersey. You can reach him at durbanski@blazemedia.com.
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