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Pat Nixon

1912 - 1993

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Thelma Catherine "Pat" Nixon (née Ryan; March 16, 1912 – June 22, 1993) was the first lady of the United States from 1969 to 1974 as the wife of President Richard Nixon. She also served as the 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 Excelsior Union High School in Norwalk, California in 1929. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pat Nixon has received more than 3,343,065 page views. Her biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Pat Nixon is the 348th most popular companion (down from 276th in 2019), the 1,510th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,215th in 2019) and the 10th 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 348 out of 673Before her are Elizabeth of Carinthia, Queen of Germany, Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria, Queen Anne of Romania, Bruttia Crispina, Isabella of Bourbon, and Stephanie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. After her are Empress Teimei, Eadgyth, Sophia of Minsk, Merytre-Hatshepsut, Infanta Antónia of Portugal, and Irene Doukaina.

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Among people born in 1912, Pat Nixon ranks 68Before her are José Ferrer, Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, Hermann Graf, Duško Popov, Lev Gumilyov, and Herbert C. Brown. After her are Julia Child, Ivan Yakubovsky, Dinmukhamed Kunaev, Abbé Pierre, Marina Raskova, and Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. Among people deceased in 1993, Pat Nixon ranks 41Before her are Jean Negulesco, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Masahiko Kimura, Yuri Lotman, Boris Christoff, and Hans Baur. After her are Severo Ochoa, Dinmukhamed Kunaev, Jimmy Doolittle, Horia Sima, River Phoenix, and Don Ameche.

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Among people born in United States, Pat Nixon ranks 1,510 out of 18,182Before her are Joseph Franklin Rutherford (1869), Anthony Kiedis (1962), Michelle Rodriguez (1978), Janet Gaynor (1906), J. Michael Bishop (1936), and J. Allen Hynek (1910). After her are Art Blakey (1919), Vincent D'Onofrio (1959), Betty Friedan (1921), Gus Grissom (1926), Jeffery Deaver (1950), and Jack Dempsey (1895).

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Among companions born in United States, Pat Nixon ranks 10Before her are Rosalynn Carter (1927), Michelle Obama (1964), Martha Washington (1731), Linda McCartney (1941), Mary Todd Lincoln (1818), and Mamie Eisenhower (1896). After her are Abigail Adams (1744), Neilia Hunter Biden (1942), Ellen Axson Wilson (1860), Martha Jefferson (1748), Rachel Jackson (1767), and Sarah Yorke Jackson (1803).