Born in in Nebraska, Dick Cheney entered politics in Beginning as an intern for the Senate, Cheney quickly rose to power by first becoming an aide to the Wisconsin governor, then working for President Richard Nixon 's administration in He served as Gerald Ford 's chief of staff from to , then served six terms in Congress before being appointed secretary of defense by President George H. Bush in About 10 years later, he worked for another Bush administration, this time as vice president to President George W. Bush in for two terms.
George W. Bush and secretary of defense —93 in the administration of Pres. George H. He was born in Nebraska and grew up in Casper , Wyoming.
Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Personal: Birth date: January 30, Mother: Marjorie Lorraine Dickey Cheney. Cheney was co-captain of the Natrona High School football team and senior class president.