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Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home
200 S.E. 4th Street
PO Box 339
Abilene, KS 67410
785-263-6700 or 877 RING IKE
eisenhower.library@nara.gov

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785-263-6751

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Closed on Christmas, Thanksgiving, and
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Closed 12:00 - 12:45
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$10 Adult
$9 Senior 62 & Over
$2 Ages 6-15
FREE Ages 5 & Under
FREE Active Military

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The Eisenhower Brothers

Eisenhower Family Photo - 1926
Photo 62-318 by Paul Jeffcoat

Front Row L-R: Father David, Milton, Mother Ida
Back Row L-R: Dwight, Edgar, Earl, Arthur, Roy

 

Arthur B. Eisenhower

DOB 11-11-1886 Hope, Kansas
DOD 1-26-1958 Kansas City, Missouri

In 1905 he secured a job with a predecessor bank of the Commerce Trust Co. and eventually worked up to become the Executive Vice President and Director of the Commerce Trust Co. He was married twice and had no children. First wife was Alida Hamilton and second wife was Louise Grieb.

Edgar N. Eisenhower

DOB 1-19-1889 Hope, Kansas
DOD 7-12-1971 Tacoma, Washington

He attended law school at the University of Michigan and after graduation he moved to Tacoma, Washington where he established a law firm that became well known in the Pacific Northwest. He was married three times and had two children by his first wife.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

DOB 10-14-1890 Denison, Texas
DOD 3-28-1969 Washington, DC

He graduated from West Point in 1915 and served as an officer in the Army until 1952. During WW II he moved up quickly in the ranks and became a five-star general and Commander of the Allied invasion of Europe. Following the war he served as Army Chief of Staff, President of Columbia University, and head of NATO. From 1953 to 1961 he was President of the United States. He married Mamie Geneva Doud on July 1, 1916. They had two sons. The first one, Doud Dwight Eisenhower, born 9-24-1917, died 1-2-1921; the second, John Sheldon Doud Eisenhower, born 8-3-1922.

Roy J. Eisenhower

DOB 8-9-1892 Abilene, Kansas
DOD 6-17-1942 Junction City, Kansas

He worked in drug stores in Abilene and Ellsworth, Kansas, attended a pharmaceutical school in Wichita and became a registered pharmacist. In 1919 he bought a drug store in Junction City, Kansas which he operated for over 20 years. He married Edna Alice Shade and they had four children, Patricia, Roy, Peggy, and Lloyd.

Paul A. Eisenhower

DOB 5-12-1894 Abilene, Kansas
DOD 3-16-1895 Abilene, Kansas

Paul died at the age of 10 months from diphtheria.

Earl D. Eisenhower

DOB 2-1-1898 Abilene, Kansas
DOD 12-18-1968 Scottsdale, Arizona

He attended the University of Washington and achieved a degree in electrical engineering in 1923. He obtained a position with the West Penn Power Company in Pennsylvania and rose to a high position in the utility field and also operated two radio stations. He married Kathryn McIntyre Snyder and they had two children, Kathryn (Kaye) and Earl.

Milton S. Eisenhower

DOB 9-15-1899 Abilene, Kansas
DOD 5-2-1985 Baltimore, Maryland

He attained a Bachelor of Science Degree from Kansas State Agricultural College in 1924. In the 1920s Milton achieved a position as Assistant to the Secretary of Agriculture and in 1928 became Director of Information for the Department of Agriculture. From 1937-1942 he was Land Use Coordinator for the Department. In June 1943 he became President of Kansas State College and he held this position until he became President of Penn State College in the spring of 1950. In July 1956 Milton moved up to the head of Johns Hopkins University where he served from 1956 to 1967 and again from 1971 to 1972. He also served on numerous boards and committees and served as an advisor on Latin America for his brother. He married Helen Elsie Eakin and they had two children, Milton Jr. and Ruth.