Milton Eisenhower

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Birthday
15, 1899
Birthplace
Kansas
Death Date
May 2, 1985 (85)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
15, 1899
Birthplace
Kansas
Death Date
May 2, 1985 (85)

About

The younger sibling of United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower, he had a high-profile career in higher education, serving as president of Pennsylvania State University, Johns Hopkins University, and Kansas State University.

Before Fame

After earning his bachelor's degree from Kansas State University, he became the United States Department of Agriculture's Director of Information and later held an executive position with the War Relocation Authority.

Trivia

In 1980, he agreed to be the vice-presidential candidate on the Independent presidential ticket of U.S. Congressman John B. Anderson.

Family Life

Born into poverty in Abilene, Kansas, he was the second son of Elizabeth and David Eisenhower. With his wife Helen Elsie Eakin, he raised children named Milton Jr. and Ruth.

Associated With

He served as an advisor not only to his famous brother, but also to later presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson.