James Earl Carter
Full Name: Jame Earl Carter
Born: October 1, 1924
Place of Birth: Plains in Georgia
Father: James Earl Carter (1894 - 1953)
Mother: Lillian Gordy Carter (1898 - 1984)
First Lady: Eleanor Rosalynn Smith
Children: John Willam, James Earl III Donnel Jeff, Amy Lynn
Pet(s): Grits the dog; Misty Malarky Ying Yang - a Siamese cat
Education: Graduated from U.S. Navel Academy
Occupation: Farmer, public official
Military Service: He was in the navy from 1946-1953 where he was a Lieutenant.
Political Party: Democratic
Offices Held: Georgia State Senator, 1963-66, Governor of Georgia, 1971-75
Age at Inauguration: 57
Terms Served: One; (1977 - 1981)
Vice Presidents: Walter Mondale
Campaign Slogans: Not just peanuts. A leader, for a change.
States Admitted: None
Sport or Hobby: Canoeing, fishing, jogging, skiing, softball, tennis
Died: Still living
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Cause of Death:
He was a peanut farmer and a very good speed reader (2,000 words per minute).