Milton Stover Eisenhower, Sr

Milton Stover Eisenhower, Sr

Birth
Abilene, Dickinson County, Kansas, USA
Death 2 May 1985 (aged 85)
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Burial State College, Centre County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 7422340 · View Source
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US Diplomat and Educator. One of the brothers of the famous Eisenhower's that included Dwight D. Eisenhower, who would become President of the United States. As the youngest of the seven brothers he would become very popular in his own right. He was educated at the the Kansas State University and graduated from there in 1924. In 1926 he became involved in government and became the Assistant to the Secretary of Agriculture, where he stayed until 1940. He later went onto become a presidential adviser for six United States Presidents including his brother Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard Milhous Nixon, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Harry S. Truman, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. He helped to advise the Presidents on issues ranging from refugee and relief problems in North Africa, problems that ensued after the 1968 assassinations of Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., to Fidel Castro, and mnay more. Eisenhower served in many different posts including, Associated Director of the Office of War Information in 1942, President of the Kansas State University from 1943 to 1950, President of Pennsylvania State University from 1950 to 1957, United States Ambassador for Latin American Affairs from 1957 to 1960, President of John Hopkins University from 1956 to 1967, and 1971 to 1972, and Chairman of the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence from 1968 to 1969. In 1942 he wrote and appeared as himself in the documentary film, "Japanese Relocation." In his later years he worked actively for the Eisenhower Foundation, and wrote the 1974 book, "The President Is Calling." The Milton S. Eisenhower Libray at the homewood campus at John Hopkins University was established in his memory.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Milton Stover Eisenhower, Sr (15 Sep 1899–2 May 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7422340, citing Centre County Memorial Park, State College, Centre County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .