Richard Nixon

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Birth

January 9, 1913 - January 10, 1913

Attends Whittier High School

1928 - 1930

Nixon attends Whittier College in Whittier, California

1930 - 1934

Nixon attends Duke University Law School in Durham, North Carolina.

1934 - 1937

Admitted to California Bar and joins law firm of Wingert and Bewley in Whittier

November 9, 1937 - November 10, 1937

Nixon marries Thelma Catherine ("Pat") Ryan in Riverside, California.

June 21, 1940 - June 22, 1940

Daughter Patricia ("Tricia") Nixon is born.

February 21, 1946 - February 22, 1946

Elected to Congress, defeating incumbent Jerry Voorhis

November 5, 1946 - November 6, 1946

Daughter Julie Nixon is born.

July 5, 1948 - July 6, 1948

Vice Presidency

November 4, 1952 - November 5, 1960

First Term Presidency

November 5, 1968 - November 7, 1972

Watergate Break-in

June 17, 1972 - June 18, 1972

Second Term Presidency

November 7, 1972 - August 9, 1974

Resignation

August 9, 1974 - August 10, 1974

Death

April 22, 1994 - April 23, 1994

Events that Affected Richard Nixon

Authur's Death

August 19, 1925 - August 20, 1925

Harold's Death

March 7, 1933 - March 8, 1933

Nixon is accused of using campaign funds improperly

July 11, 1952 - September 23, 1952

Nixon loses Presidential Election

November 8, 1960 - November 9, 1960

Nixon is defeated in California gubernatorial race

November 6, 1962 - November 7, 1962