Nixon, Richard Milhous 1913-1994. The 37th President associated with the US (1969-1974). Vice-president (1953-1961) under Dwight D. Eisenhower, he lost the 1960 presidential election to John F. Kennedy. Chosen President in 1968, he went to China (1972) and set up détente with all the USSR. Although he enhanced U.S. army involvement in Southeast Asia, he was in addition in charge of the eventual withdrawal of U.S. troops. Whenever Congress recommended three articles of impeachment for Nixon's involvement inside Watergate scandal, he resigned from company (August 9, 1974).
Nixon, Thelma Catherine Ryan Known as "Pat.” 1912-1993. First Lady of the United States (1969-1974) as the wife of President Richard M. Nixon. She worked to make the White House more accessible for disabled and visually impaired people.