Jimmy Carter

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Date of Birth October 1, 1924
Place of Birth Plains, Georgia
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Jimmy Carter

James Earl Carter Jr. is an American politician, businessman, and philanthropist who served as the 39th president of the United States from 1977 to 1981. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as a Georgia State Senator from 1963 to 1967 and as the 76th governor of Georgia from 1971 to 1975. Since leaving the presidency, Carter has remained engaged in political and social projects as a private citizen. In 2002, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in co-founding the Carter Center. Raised in Plains, Georgia, Carter graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1946 with a Bachelor of Science degree and joined the United States Navy, where he served on submarines. After the death of his father in 1953, Carter left his naval career and returned home to Georgia to take up the reins of his family's peanut-growing business. Carter inherited comparatively little due to his father's forgiveness of debts and the division of the estate among the children.

Born: James Earl Carter Jr, October 1, 1924, Plains, Georgia, U.S.
Political party: Democratic
Children: 4, including Jack and Amy
Parents: James Earl Carter Sr, Lillian Gordy
Residence: Plains, Georgia, U.S.
Education: United States Naval Academy (BS, 1946)
Occupation: Politician, businessman, philanthrophist, author, farmer
Vice President: Walter Mondale
Preceded by: Gerald Ford
Succeeded by: Ronald Reagan
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About Jimmy Carter

The 39th president of the United States who became the first president to receive a Nobel Peace Prize after leaving office.

Jimmy Carter Before Fame

He became a member of the Future Farmers of America, which would later be known as the National FFA Organization, while he was in high school.

Achievement of Jimmy Carter

His presidency was remembered for the EPA Love Canal Superfund, airline and brewery deregulation, and the boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.

Jimmy Carter Family Life

He was the first president to be born in a hospital. His father was a successful local businessman, while his mother worked as a registered nurse. He married Rosalynn Smith in 1946 and they had four children named Jack, James, Donnel, and Amy.

Associations of Jimmy Carter

He was challenged in the 1980 primary for the Democratic Party nomination by Ted Kennedy.

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