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Which Set of U.S. Presidents Have Descendants Who Are Married to Each Other?

by Sana Imran

In the history of United States, the set of U.S. presidents that have descendants who are married to each other are Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. Both of these U.S presidents had children marriage to each other. During the era of presidency, Nixon wedding Julie Nixon (granddaughter of President Eisenhower). Birthplace of both presidents was same.

Jennie Elizabeth, Melanie Catherine Eisenhower and Alexander Richard are three children of couple. Two of these children are grandchildren of U.S. Presidents Nixon and great-grandchildren of President Eisenhower.

Hopefully, that was the answer of which set of U.S. Presidents have descendants who are married to each other.

Now have a look to the marriage scenario to understand how these two Presidents get married.

The daughter of President Richard Nixon and grandson of former President Dwight Eisenhower were the celebrities from 1960. But still they wanted to have a private ceremony. On December 22, 1942, New York City church was flooded with white and red poinsettias. At that time the marriage was happened.

Julie Eisenhower told the AARP Bulletin that “whether my dad won or lost the presidential election, the U.S. Presidents wouldn’t get hitched in White House”.

Julie Nixon’s bridesmaids followed the bride down the path in coordinating with unsettled pink chiffon dresses. The estimated expense of dresses was approximately $2,000. It was observed that the collar on these dresses must include pearl weaving on the ribbon collar.  

At the reception of this couple, there were approximately 500 guests that also include Cabinet members, Attorney General-designated John Mitchel and Vice President-elect Spiro T. Agnew. Six tired cake was sliced with a monogrammed Tiffany & Co knife.

Where the Couple is Now?

Eisenhower along with his wife Julie lives in Berwyn, Pennsylvania. They’ve three children named Melanie Catherine Eisenhower, Alexander Richard Eisenhower Alexander Richard Eisenhower respectively. They also have three grandsons.

Throughout their lives Julie and Nixon has lectured, taught and written. One of Julie’s known book is “The Untold Story of Pat Nixon”. Nixon is the director of the university of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for the communication’s institute for Public Service.

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