Special Sub-Topic: U.S. Secret Service Code Names
|Who had the Secret Service code name "Lace"?|
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was the wife of President John F. Kennedy. Her public image was one of style and grace. "Lace" was chosen for her to show her feminine and delicate demeanor.
|Who had the Secret Service code name "Timberwolf"?|
George H. W. Bush. George H. W. Bush was the 41st President of the United States. "Timberwolf" is a name that reflects his sense of pride, leadership, and loyalty.
|Who had the Secret Service code name "Rainbow"?|
Nancy Reagan. Mrs. Reagan was the wife of President Ronald Reagan. She was very controversial in many aspects including drug reform, care for the elderly, and use of astrology. "Rainbow" was used for her because she was politely considered to be a "colorful" character.
|Who had the Secret Service code name "Tempo"?|
Laura Bush. Laura Bush is the wife of President George W. Bush. No known association ties her to the name "Tempo," but it has been her only code-name used by the Secret Service.
|Who had the Secret Service code name "Victoria"?|
Lady Bird Johnson. Claudia Alta Johnson is the given name of "Lady Bird" Johnson even though most people do not know her by her real name. Why "Victoria" was chosen for her is unknown. Lady Bird was one of the first activists for the environment.
|Who had the Secret Service code name "Searchlight"?|
Richard Nixon. Richard Nixon is the only President to have resigned from office. His code name of "Searchlight" has been deemed ironic because of the Watergate Scandal where flashlights were seen through a window during a break-in.
|Who had the Secret Service code name "Rawhide"?|
Ronald Reagan. "Rawhide" was chosen for Reagan because of his "many uses." Intended as a pun, it reflects Reagan's wide array of occupations. He was an actor on television and film as well as being a radio personality. He served in the U.S. military and held many political offices before he became the President.
|Who had the Secret Service code name "Eagle"?|
Bill Clinton. "Eagle" was chosen for Bill Clinton because he was elected at a time Americans felt that they really needed a strong leader. The Bald Eagle is a symbol of the United States, and it was determined by the Secret Service that Clinton upheld that symbol.
|Who had the Secret Service code name "Springtime"?|
Mamie Doud Eisenhower. Mamie Eisenhower was the wife of Dwight Eisenhower. She was one of the most popular First Ladies in history. She was very charismatic and lovable. She was very dainty, and had a love of pastels and feminine colors. She reminded many Americans of a soft flower of Spring. "Springtime" was chosen for this reason.
|Who had the Secret Service code name "Lancer"?|
John F. Kennedy. A "Lancer" is a cavalry soldier who fought with a lance. John F. Kennedy was considered to be a soldier for change in America. The name was chosen to show that he was prepared to fight for that change.
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