Jimmy Carter
Thirty-Ninth American President (1977-1981)

Jimmy Carter Facts

BIRTH
October 1, 1924 in Plains, Georgia

MOTHER
(Bessie) Lillian Gordy

FATHER
(James) Earl Carter

SISTERS
Gloria and Ruth

BROTHERS
William (Billy) Alton Carter, III

MARRIAGE
(Eleanor) Rosalynn Smith

CHILDREN
John William (Jack), James Earl III (Chip), Donnel Jeffrey (Jeff)
and Amy Lynn

EDUCATION
Plains High School
Attended Georgia Southwestern College (1941-1942)
Georgia Institute of Technology (1942-1943)
B.S U.S. Naval Academy (1943- 1946)
Attended Union College (1952-1953)

RELIGION
Baptist

PRE-PRESIDENCY PROFESSION
Farmer, businessman, Naval Officer

MILITARY SERVICE
U.S. Navy Ensign, discharged as Lieutenant Senior Grade
Served on nuclear submarines in early 1950's

POLITICAL LIFE
Georgia State Senator (1963-1975)
Georgia Governor (1971-1975)
US President, one term

POLITICAL PARTY
Democrat

INAUGURATION
January 20, 1977 at the age of 52
Jimmy Carter - Inaugural Address



Jimmy Carter Administration

PRESIDENCY
One term (1977-1981)

VICE PRESIDENT
Walter Mondale (1977-1981)

FIRST LADY
Rosalynn Carter
(1977-1981)
Facts about Rosalynn Carter
Biography of Rosaylynn Carter

WHITE HOUSE CHIEF OF STAFF
Hamilton Jordan (1979-1980)
Jack H. Watson (1880-1981)

SUPREME COURT APPOINTMENTS  (None)


Jimmy Carter Cabinet

SECRETARY OF STATE
Cyrus R. Vance (1977-1980)
Edmund S. Muskie (1980-1981)

SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
W. Michael Blumenthal (1977-1979)
G. William Miller (1979-1981)

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE
Harold Brown (1977-1981)

ATTORNEY GENERAL
Griffin B. Bell (1977-1979)
Benjamin R. Civiletti (1979-1981)

SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR
Cecil D. Andrus (1977-1981)

SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE
Robert S. Bergland (1977-1981)

SECRETARY OF COMMERCE
Jaunita M. Kreps (1977-1979)

SECRETARY OF LABOR
F. Ray Marshall (1977-1981)

SECRETARY OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE
Joseph A. Califano Jr. (1977-1979)
Patricia Roberts Harris (1979-1981)

SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Patricia R. Harris (1977-1979)
Moon Landrieu (1979-1981)

SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION
Brock Adams (1977-1979)
Neil E. Goldschmidt (1979-1981)

SECRETARY OF ENERGY
James R. Schlesinger (1977-1979)
Charles W. Duncan (1979-1981)

SECRETARY OF EDUCATION
Shirley M. Hufstedler (1979-1981)


POST PRESIDENCY LIFE
Speaker, writer, consultant to habitat for humanity,
diplomatic and humanitarian missions.

LANDMARKS
Plains Nursing Center, Inc. Plains Ga. (birthplace)
Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Plains, Ga.
The Carter Center and the Jimmy Carter Library,
Atlanta, Ga. (includes a museum)




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