Richard Nixon Net Worth
Richard Nixon Net Worth: Richard Nixon was an American politician who had a net worth of $15 million. Richard Milhous Nixon was born in Yorba Linda, California in January 1913 and passed away in April 1994. He is best known for being the 37th President of the United States of America from 1969 to 1974. Nixon is the only president who resigned the office. He graduated from Whittier College and Duke University School of law. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He was elected to the House of Representatives in 1946 and reelected in 1948. In 1950 he was elected to the Senate. Nixon was Dwight D. Eisenhower's running mate in the 1952 election. He served as vice president for eight years and narrowly lost to John F. Kennedy for President in 1960. During his term he ended the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War in 1973. He visited the People's Republic of China in 1972 and opened up communications. Nixon also initiated the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty with the Soviet Union. He fought cancer and illegal drugs, enforced desegregation, implemented environmental reforms, and reformed healthcare and welfare. Nixon was re-elected by a large margin in 1972. His second term resulted in the Watergate scandal. In lieu of being impeached he resigned from office and was pardoned by his successor Gerald Ford. Nixon authored nine books and traveled the world during his retirement. Richard married Pat Ryan in 1940 and she passed away in 1993. The couple had two children together. Richard Nixon passed away on April 22, 1994 from a stroke at the age of 81.