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Yorba Linda in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Richard Nixon — A California Native Son

 
 
Richard Nixon — A California Native Son Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 11, 2015
1. Richard Nixon — A California Native Son Marker
Inscription.  Richard M. Nixon, the only native Californian elected to the Presidency of the United States of America, strongly believed in serving his community. His membership in the Native Sons of the Golden West reflected a lifelong devotion to public service that began as a young and innovative Congressman who became the President that changed the world.

”A man who has never lost himself in a cause bigger than himself has missed one of life's mountaintop experiences"

Dedicated on May 31, 2010
By Grand Parlor
Native Sons of the Golden West
James L. Shadle, Grand President
and
Ramona Parlor #109 N.S.G.W.
Joseph Claro, President

 
Erected 2010 by Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #37 Richard M. Nixon, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series lists.
 
Location. 33° 53.364′ N, 117° 49.083′ 
Richard Nixon — A California Native Son Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 11, 2015
2. Richard Nixon — A California Native Son Marker
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W. Marker is in Yorba Linda, California, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Yorba Linda Boulevard and Eureka Avenue. Marker is located along the sidewalk, near the Richard Nixon Birthplace home, on the Richard Nixon Library & Museum grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard, Yorba Linda CA 92886, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richard Nixon (here, next to this marker); Richard Nixon Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Richard Milhous Nixon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Olinda (approx. 2.3 miles away); Yorba Cemetery (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bradford House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Site of Don Bernardo Yorba Hacienda (approx. 2.8 miles away); Olinda Oil Museum and Trail (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorba Linda.
 
Also see . . .
1. Richard Nixon's Southern California. President Nixon was California's native son - the only person born and raised in Southern California to serve our nation's highest office. His rise in political life was meteoric; within 10 years, Nixon was twice elected to the House of Representatives, the Senate, and the vice presidency. (Submitted on April 10, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Nixon’s Relations With California Ran Hot and Cold
Richard Nixon Birthplace Home image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 11, 2015
3. Richard Nixon Birthplace Home
(view from near marker)
. He won seven elections here: 1946 and 1948 races for the House, 1950 for the U.S. Senate, 1952 and 1956 as Dwight D. Eisenhower’s vice presidential running mate, and 1968 and 1972 for the presidency. Those who came to dislike Nixon got their revenge in 1962 when he lost his race for the governorship to Brown. Haggard, weary and unshaven, Nixon appeared before reporters the next morning to issue perhaps the most famous utterance in California political history: “You won’t have Nixon to kick around anymore because, gentlemen, this is my last press conference...” (Submitted on April 10, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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May. 11, 2021