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Richard Milhous Nixon, the 37th President of the United States (1969-74) was born in Yorba Linda, California. Prior to serving as President, he was a US Senator from California, and Vice-President under Dwight Eisenhower. During his presidency he succeeded in ending the fighting in Viet Nam and improving relations with the USSR and China. However, his involvement in the Watergate scandal led to his resignation in 1974. He is the only President to have resigned.

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