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Interesting Anecdotes About Richard Nixon

White House Church Services

As a Quaker growing up in Yorba Linda and Whittier, Richard Nixon attended church services four times a day on Sundays, plus Wednesday evenings. When he was a young attorney practicing law in Whittier, he continued to teach Sunday school, sing in the choir, play piano at services and even ...

RIP Hubert Perry, 102, Richard Nixon’s Last Surviving Classmate

Hubert Perry was “Mr. Whittier.” Having attended Whittier High School and Whittier College with Richard Nixon, until his death on Saturday, February 20, 2016, at the age of 102, he was the last surviving classmate of Richard Nixon. Hubert was a wonderful man, and over the last several years he ...

Another Nixon Biography Based on a False Premise

The latest biography on Richard Nixon, Being Nixon: A Man Divided by Evan Thomas, falls into the same trap as every other modern biography on America’s 37th President. Too little time was devoted to actually researching Nixon’s roots and early life in Southern California. Instead, the commonly held belief, repeated in A Man ...