Pat Nixon

1912 - 1993

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Thelma Catherine "Pat" Ryan Nixon (March 16, 1912 – June 22, 1993) was First Lady of the United States from 1969 to 1974 as the wife of President Richard Nixon. She also served as Second Lady of the United States from 1953 to 1961 when her husband was vice president. Born in Ely, Nevada, she grew up with her two brothers in what is now Cerritos, California, graduating from high school in 1929. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pat Nixon has received more than 2,698,929 page views. Her biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Pat Nixon is the 276th most popular companion (up from 290th in 2019), the 1,216th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,288th in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Companion.

Pat Nixon was the wife of former President Richard Nixon and served as the First Lady of the United States from 1969 to 1974. She was also the Second Lady of the United States from 1953 to 1961.

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Among companions, Pat Nixon ranks 276 out of 687Before her are Margaret of France, Queen of England and Hungary, Clarice Orsini, Jeanne d'Évreux, Julia Drusilla, Christina of Saxony, and Louise of Great Britain. After her are Mary Todd Lincoln, Joseph Ferdinand of Bavaria, Ealhswith, Flavia Maximiana Theodora, Constance of Castile, and Statilia Messalina.

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Among people born in 1912, Pat Nixon ranks 56Before her are Minoru Yamasaki, Elsa Morante, Cornel Wilde, Pedro Armendáriz, Tibor Sekelj, and Lawrence Durrell. After her are John Payne, George Emil Palade, Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, Julius Axelrod, Ertuğrul Osman, and Shoichi Nishimura. Among people deceased in 1993, Pat Nixon ranks 38Before her are Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Alexandra of Yugoslavia, Jean Negulesco, River Phoenix, and Masahiko Kimura. After her are Horia Sima, Boris Christoff, Jimmy Doolittle, Hans Baur, Dražen Petrović, and Robert W. Holley.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Pat Nixon ranks 1,216 out of 15,968Before her are Carl Reiner (1922), Dalton Trumbo (1905), Frank B. Kellogg (1856), John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874), Lita Grey (1908), and Bob Newhart (1929). After her are Britney Spears (1981), Mary Todd Lincoln (1818), Cesar Romero (1907), Alyson Hannigan (1974), Condoleezza Rice (1954), and Virginia Apgar (1909).

Among COMPANIONS In United States

Among companions born in United States, Pat Nixon ranks 5Before her are Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1929), Priscilla Presley (1945), Michelle Obama (1964), and Linda McCartney (1941). After her are Mary Todd Lincoln (1818), Laura Bush (1946), Rosalynn Carter (1927), Mamie Eisenhower (1896), Martha Washington (1731), Wild Bill Hickok (1837), and Abigail Adams (1744).