General Dwight David Eisenhower
(1890-1969)
United States Army

Accession number:
1985.01

Maker:
Felix de Weldon
(1907-2003)

Historical period:
1972

Miltary branch:

Wars and Conflicts:
,

Type:

Dimensions:
H x W x D: 23 in. / 14 in. / 13 in.

Acquisition date:
1985

Credit line:
The Army and Navy Club Library Trust

Location:
,

Provenance:

From 1985: The Army and Navy Club, acquired from Felix de Weldon

Label:

General Eisenhower was the Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in Europe and became the first Supreme Commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in 1951. He served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953-1961. General Eisenhower was a member of The Army and Navy Club. Weldon's original Eisenhower bust is on permanent display in the Eisenhower Theater at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.