If Dwight “Ike” Eisenhower (5-star General, Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe in WWII, and 34th President of the United States of America 1953-61) produced his birth certificate to certify his constitutional eligibility for the presidency, why is Barack “Caliph“ Obama (Chicago U. Law School lecturer, not professor; 2-year junior Senator from Illinois) exempt?
“Ike had nothing to hide!”
By Linda Bentley – Sonoran News – September 22, 2010
CAVE CREEK – Glen Fairclough, a reader from Salt Lake City, Utah, sent us an e-mail last week…. while going through digital images online of his hometown newspaper, the Desert News and Telegram, Fairclough forwarded us a United Press wire article from the Oct. 2, 1952 edition he thought we would find interesting.
The article appeared on page 6A with a dateline of Sherman, Texas. It was headlined: “General’s birth certificate officially filed,” and stated:
“A certificate recording Dwight Eisenhower’s birth in Denison on Oct. 14, 1890, was filed Wednesday [Oct. 1, 1952] in the Grayson County Clerk’s office.
Nobody had bothered to make out a certificate when the Republican presidential candidate was born in a house at the corner of Lamar and Day streets in nearby Denison.
A copy of the certificate filed Wednesday was mailed to Mrs. Eisenhower in Denver. Eisenhower’s older brother, Arthur, signed the certificate. It was also signed by the Grayson County Judge J.N. Dickson and recorded by County Clerk J.C. Buchanan.”
David Dwight Eisenhower was the third of seven boys born to David Jacob and Ida Elizabeth. Since he was called Dwight while growing up, Eisenhower swapped his first and middle names when he enrolled at West Point Military Academy.
Elected 34th president of the United States in November 1952, Eisenhower made it through his first 62 years without any need for a birth certificate. However, the need arose when he became a presidential candidate. Since Eisenhower was the oldest man to be elected president since James Buchanan over 100 years earlier, age was obviously not at issue. Instead, there was protocol in place for presidential candidates to provide proof of eligibility to appear on the ballot. […]
See the original Oct. 2, 1952 United Press wire article here: http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=jbMwAAAAIBAJ&sjid=RU4DAAAAIBAJ&dq=local%20births%201952&pg=6769,300677