The Personalities of George H.W. Bush

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George Herbert Walker Bush was named after his maternal grandpa, an investment banker called George Herbert Walker. Because his grandpa was known as “Pop,” George was quickly given the nicknames “Little Pop” and “Poppy,” the latter of which he kept throughout his college years. Bush stood six feet two inches tall, weighs … Read more

The Personality of Ronald Reagan

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Ronald Wilson Reagan was 6 feet 1 inch tall, 185 pounds, and had blue eyes and thick brown hair with just a hint of gray. He had been very nearsighted from childhood and started wearing contact lenses in the 1940s. Since another actor shot a gun near his head while filming a … Read more

The Personality of Gerald Ford

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Introduction Many in politics admired Gerald Ford’s degree of trust and honesty. With Spiro Agnew’s departure, Congress nominated him because he told the truth and was recognized by both the Republican and Democratic parties for keeping his word. Gerald Ford was appointed by both the Senate and the House of Representatives because … Read more

The personality of Richard Nixon

Portrait of Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon was described to have stood at five feet and eleven inches. He had brown hair and eyes; also, he had thick eyebrows and his protruding nose. He was observant yet, practical. He was also described as reticent but determined and as having a reasonable attitude on life. He planned his … Read more

The First Lady of Lyndon Johnson

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Claudia “Lady Bird” Taylor Johnson was born in Karnack, Texas, on December 22, 1912, to Jefferson Taylor II and Minnie Taylor. She was the third of three children. She has two brothers: Thomas Jefferson Taylor, Jr. and Antonio “Tony” J. Taylor. A family nurse once described her as “pretty as a ladybird” … Read more

The personality of Lyndon Johnson

Portrait of Lyndon Johnson

The personality of Lyndon Johnson Lyndon B. Johnson’s idea for the American people and their fellow men worldwide was “A Great Society.” During Johnson’s first years in office, he enacted one of the most comprehensive reform programs in the United States history. He continued the increasingly increasing struggle to restrain Communist encroachment … Read more

Personality and Traits of John F. Kennedy

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was named after John F. “Honey Fitz” Fitzgerald, his maternal grandfather. To his mates, he was known as Jack and popularly known as JFK. He was described to stood six feet and five inches. He had expressive blue eyes, a mass of reddish-brown hair, and sound straight teeth, and … Read more

Dwight Eisenhower’s Personality

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Dwight David Eisenhower, also known as “Ike” or “Duckpin,” was the thirty-fourth President of the United States, serving from 1953 to 1961. His presidency spanned the Cold War Era events and Space and the Cold War Arms Race eras. He was a member of the Republican political party, which guided his administration’s … Read more

The personality of Herbert Hoover

Portrait of Herbert Hoover

President Herbert Hoover’s nickname gives insight into how the American public perceived him during his presidency. His nickname “The Great Engineer” came from his early career as a civil engineer, and it represented his flood control work when the Mississippi River burst its banks in 1927. However, the Great Depression ravaged the … Read more

The personality of Warren Harding

Portrait of Warren Harding

Warren Gamaliel Harding was named after Reverend Warren Gamaliel Bancroft, his great-uncle and a Methodist chaplain at the Wisconsin State Prison. Warren’s mother had wished for him to be named Winfield, but she complied with her husband’s wishes. However, she referred to him as “Winnie.” He was described as darkly handsome with … Read more