Details for Birthplace of Dwight D. Eisenhower (Atlas Number 5181007359)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5181007359


Marker Number 7359
Atlas Number 5181007359
Marker Title Birthplace of Dwight D. Eisenhower
Index Entry Eisenhower, Dwight D., Birthplace of
City Denison
County Grayson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 728212
UTM Northing 3737281
Subject Codes World War II
Marker Year 1962
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Lamar at Day St.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Thirty-fourth president of the United States; born here Oct. 14, 1890, third son of David J. and Ida Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower. Dwight Eisenhower graduated from the U. S. Military Academy, 1915; in 1943, during World War II, was appointed commanding general of Allied Forces in Europe; served as president of Columbia University, 1948-1952; was President of U. S., 1952-1960; active elder statesman later.