The 1968 presidential election was won by Richard M. Nixon. The other candidates were Hubert H. Humphrey and George C. Wallace. Nixon was from the Republican party.
Richard Nixon was born on Jan. 9, 1913, in Yorba Linda, Calif. He served as the 37th president of the United States. Before becoming president, Nixon served as a U.S. representative and senator from the state of California. He also served as the vice president of the United States from the years 1953 to 1961. He was elected for a second term in 1972 and later became the first president to resign from office.