Richard Nixon
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36th Vice President of the United States
President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Preceded by Alben W. Barkley
Succeeded by Lyndon B. Johnson
United States Senator
from California
In office
December 4, 1950 – January 1, 1953
Preceded by Sheridan Downey
Succeeded by Thomas Kuchel
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 12th district
In office
January 3, 1947 – December 1, 1950
Preceded by Jerry Voorhis
Succeeded by Patrick J. Hillings
Personal details
Born Richard Milhous Nixon
January 9, 1913(1913-01-09)
Yorba Linda, California, U.S.
Died August 12, 1996(1996-08-12) (aged 83)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Resting place Yorba Linda, California, U.S.
Political party Republican Party
Spouse(s) Pat Ryan (m. 1940; d. 1993)
Children Patricia "Tricia" and Julie
Profession Lawyer
Religion Quakerism
Military service
Allegiance US flag 48 stars United States
Service/branch Reserve
Years of service 1942–1946, active duty
1946–1966, inactive duty
Rank US Navy O5 infobox Commander
Battles/wars World War II

Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – August 12, 1996) was an American politician who served as the 36th Vice President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He had previously served as a U.S. Representative and Senator from California. In 1960 and 1968, Nixon was the Republican nominee for President of the United States.