PRESIDENT DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER - CIVIL APPOINTMENT SIGNED 12/05/1957 - HFSID 277778
DWIGHT DAVID EISENHOWER Eisenhower signed this civil appointment in 1957, appointing Dempster McIntosh as Manager of the Development Loan Fund in the Department of State Civil appointment signed "Dwight Eisenhower". 1 page, 23x18¾, with 3¾-inch paper Great Seal of the United States at left.
Sale Price $2,400.00
DWIGHT DAVID EISENHOWER
Eisenhower signed this civil appointment in 1957, appointing Dempster McIntosh as Manager of the Development Loan Fund in the Department of State
Civil appointment signed "Dwight Eisenhower". 1 page, 23x18¾, with 3¾-inch paper Great Seal of the United States at left. Washington, DC, Dec. 5, 1957. This document appointed Dempster McIntosh of Pennsylvania as "Manager of the Development Loan Fund in the International Administration of the Department of State". In 1952, Eisenhower (1890-1969, born in Denison, Texas) became the fifth General elected President because of his military leadership during wartime (the others were George Washington, Andrew Jackson, Zachary Taylor and Ulysses S. Grant). He headed the Allied Invasion of French North Africa (November 1942-May 1943) and directed the Allied Expeditionary Forces that invaded Normandy on June 6, 1944, recaptured France and overcame Germany. Appointed by President Harry S Truman, he served as Chief of Staff of the United States Army from November 19, 1945 to February 7, 1949. Eisenhower's efforts in that capacity included the unification of the armed services under a centralized command and the demobilization of the wartime army. Eisenhower, who accepted the surrender of Germany on May 7, 1945, became a highly respected officer of the U.S. Army, and his popularity carried him into the presidency. Serving as the nation's 34th President from 1953 to 1961, Eisenhower, like Grant, was a graduate of West Point and had held no previous elective office before becoming President. Ironically, Eisenhower and Grant were the only two Republican Presidents to serve two complete four-year terms until Ronald Reagan took office. Extremely popular, "Ike" was the first U.S. President constitutionally ineligible to run for a third term in 1960. Like Washington and Jackson, Eisenhower became an active farmer after serving his two terms as President. Lightly toned and rippled, otherwise in fine condition.
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