Mamie Doud Eisenhower - Typed Letter Signed 09/13/1955


Mamie Doud Eisenhower - Typed Letter Signed 09/13/1955

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Mamie Doud Eisenhower - Typed Letter Signed 09/13/1955:
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FIRST LADY MAMIE DOUD EISENHOWER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 09/13/1955 MAMIE DOUD EISENHOWER
The First Lady thanks a friend for sending clippings.
Typed Letter signed: "Mamie Eisenhower", 1 page, 4½x7. Denver, 1955 September 13. On White House stationery to "Dear Frances" [Mrs. George Strecker], in full: "Thank you for sending the clippings about Percy Thompson. No, we had not seen either the story or the picture and were interested in both. It was good to see you and George; I hope that he fulfills his 'yen' to paint." On July 1, 1916, 25-year-old Second Lieutenant Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969) and 19-year-old Mamie Geneva Doud (1896-1979) were married in Denver, Colorado. They had two sons: Dwight Doud Eisenhower (1917-1920) and John Sheldon Doud Eisenhower (born in 1923). As an Army wife for 37 years, Mamie grew accustomed to entertaining groups of influential people, a talent she drew upon during her eight years as the White House hostess (1953-1961). In their 53 years of married life, the Eisenhower's lived in 33 homes; their last in Gettysburg was the only home they owned together. During Ike's final illness, Mamie moved into Walter Reed Army Hospital to be with him during the final months of his life. Dwight D. Eisenhower, the fifth general to be elected President, served as the nations' 34th President from 1953 to 1961. From the collection of George Strecker, an advertising executive at the Chicago Tribune who became close to the Eisenhower's through his wife, Frances, a long-time friend with Mamie Doud Eisenhower. Fold through center. Lightly toned. Fine condition.


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