Francis Anthony "Frank" Nixon (December 3, 1878 – September 4, 1956) was an American businessman and the father of U.S. President Richard Nixon.
Hannah Milhous Nixon
Hannah Milhous Nixon (March 7, 1885 – September 30, 1967) was the mother of President Richard Nixon.
She was born near Butlerville, Indiana, the daughter of Almira Park (née Burdg), who was from Columbiana County, Ohio.
Richard Nixon is born in Yorba Linda, California, to Frank and Hannah Milhous Nixon. He is the second of five brothers.
NIXON FAMILY MOVES
Frank and Hannah Nixon sell their house and citrus grove in Yorba Linda and move their family to nearby Whittier. There they open a gas station and a grocery store.
RICHARD NIXON BROTHER DIED
Richard’s younger brother, Arthur Burdg Nixon, dies suddenly from tuberculosis.
RICHARD GOES TO COLLEGE.
Nixon attends Whittier College in Whittier, California.
RICHARD GOES TO NEW COLLEGE
Nixon attends Duke University Law School in Durham, North Carolina.
RICHARD IS ADMITTED TO CALIFORNIA BAR.
Richard Nixon is admitted to the California Bar. Soon thereafter, he joins the law firm of Wingert and Bewley in Whittier, California. After a little over a year, he becomes a full partner.
RICHARD GETS MARRIED
Nixon marries Thelma Catherine (“Pat”) Ryan in Riverside, California.
NIXON MOVES TO WASHINGTON D.C.
Nixon moves to Washington, D.C., to join the Office of Price Administration, the federal agency charged with regulating wartime prices and overseeing rationing.
NIXON ACCEPTS A COMMISSION IN THE U.S. NAVY.
While working for the Office of Price Administration in Washington, D.C, Nixon applies for and accepts a commission in the U.S. Navy. After a brief assignment at the Naval Air Base in Ottumwa, Iowa.In January 1945, Nixon is transferred stateside to work on Navy contracts.
NIXION IN THE COMMITTEE
The Committee of 100, a group of local Republicans who hope to unseat ten-year incumbent Jerry Voorhis, selects Nixon as their candidate.
RICHARD NIXON HAS A BABY WITH HIS WIFE
Daughter Patricia “Tricia” Nixon is born.
NIXON LEAVES NAVY
Nixon is discharged from the U.S. Naval Reserve. He leaves the military as a lieutenant commander.
NIXON SERVES AS A REPRESENTATIVE
Nixon serves as the Representative for the Twelfth Congressional District of California.
RICHARD NIXON AND HIS WIFE HAVE ANOTHER BABY GIRL.
Daughter Julie Nixon is born.
MEMBER IN A HOUSE
While a member of the House Un-American Activities Committee, Nixon investigates accusations that Alger Hiss, a young Harvard educated lawyer who worked in the State Department, was a member of the communist party while employed by the federal government.
Capitalizing in part on his new popularity, Nixon campaigns and wins against another incumbent, Helen Gahagan Douglas, the wife of actor Melvyn Douglas.
RHICHARD NIXON PURCHASE
Amid allegations that he misused campaign funds, Nixon and his supporters purchase a television spot to defend his nomination as the Republican party’s Vice Presidential candidate.
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Nixon is elected Vice President of the United States to President Dwight Eisenhower.
Nixon is re-elected Vice President of the United States to President Dwight Eisenhower.
NIXON FACES RIOTS
In Latin America, Nixon faces anti-American riots in Lima, Peru, on May 8 and in Caracas, Venezuela, on May 13.
Nixon makes a trip to the U.S.S.R.
Nixon practices law in New York City.
Nixon is elected thirty-seventh President of the United States.
JULIE GETS MARRIED
Nixon’s daughter Julie marries Dwight David Eisenhower II, grandson of former president Dwight Eisenhower
OIL RIG LEAKS
An accident on a Union Oil Company rig off the coast of Santa Barbara leaks more than 200,000 gallons of crude oil into the Pacific Ocean
Nixon orders secret bombings of Cambodia to destroy North Vietnamese supply routes and base camps, commencing with "Operation Breakfast."
LEAVES HIS OFFICE
Nixon leaves office. At 10:00 A.M., he boards a helicopter on the South Grounds of the White House and flies to Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland. From there, Nixon flies to El Toro Marine Corps Air Station in California aboard the Spirit of 76.
Nixon publishes his fifth book, Real Peace: A Strategy for the West.
Nixon publishes his sixth book, No More Vietnams.
Nixon publishes his ninth book, Seize the Moment: America“s Challenge in a One Party World.
Thelma “Pat” Ryan Nixon dies at home in Park Ridge, New Jersey
NIXON DIES AND GETS HIS LAST BOOK PUBLISHED
Nixon dies in New York City. May 10, 1994 Nixon publishes his tenth and final book, Beyond Peace, which examines the foreign policy challenges of the new post-Cold War world.