Nixon, Richard Milhous (01/09/1913-04/22/1994)

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  • Occupation: Politician, U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, Vice President and President of the United States
  • Number of Terms: 2
  • Committees/Roles: ex-officio as Vice President of the United States


  • Nixon, Richard M (Richard Milhous) 1913-
  • Board of Regents
  • United States. Office of the Vice President
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )


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Vice President (Republican)


Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1971. The Continental Congress (September 5, 1774 to October 21, 1788) and the Congress of the United States (from the first through the ninety-first Congress March 4, 1789, to January 3, 1971, inclusive). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1971; Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography. Edited by John S. Bowman. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995; Who Was Who in America. Volume 11, 1993-1996. New Providence, NJ: Marquis Who's Who, 1996.

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Regent Tenure: 01/20/1953-01/20/1961


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