eisenhower-cerimony At one time voters elected men of proven reputation. Above, Chief Justice Frederick Vinson administers the oath of office to Dwight Eisenhower as President Harry Truman (far left) looks on, 1953 – United Press. (c/o. Library of Congress) If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my free Email alerts. Thanks for visiting!We have a NEW Facebook page - click here and LIKE us!