President Dwight David Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890 in Denison. He was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe. He met & fell in love with Mamie Geneva Doud while he was stationed in Texas. They married & had 2 sons. On March 28, 1969, Eisenhower died in Washington, D.C. of congestive heart failure, at the age of 78.