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Jimmy Carter Wife/ Spouse; Is Jimmy Carter Divorced? We know the wife/spouse of Jimmy Carter but first of all let know a little biography about jimmy carter.

Jimmy Carter Biography

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Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States (1977–81), was born in Plains, Georgia, on October 1, 1924. He led the nation amid a period of grave domestic and international issues.

His reelection campaign was decisively defeated as a result of the public perception that he was unable to handle those issues. However, in 2002, he was given the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his efforts in advocacy and diplomacy, both during and after his president.

Carter attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology before earning his degree from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, in 1946.

Carter is the son of Earl Carter, a peanut warehouser who had served in the Georgia state legislature, and Lillian Gordy Carter, a registered nurse who volunteered for the Peace Corps in India at the age of 68.

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Following his marriage to Rosalynn Smith (Rosalynn Carter), a native of Plains, Georgia, Carter began a seven-year career in the U.S. Navy, spending five of those years on submarine service.

When his father passed away in 1953, he was getting ready to join the Seawolf submarine as an engineering officer. Carter went back to Georgia to oversee the family’s peanut field business after resigning his commission.

Carter started his political career as a member of the local board of education before winning a Democratic seat in the Georgia state senate in 1962 and was reelected the following year, 1964. After losing his 1966 governorship campaign, he turned to evangelical Christianity for comfort and became a born-again Baptist.

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Before Carter successfully ran for governor again in 1970, he at least adopted a tacit segregationist stance. But after declaring in his inaugural speech that “the time for racial discrimination is over,” he opened Georgia’s government offices to both women and Black people.

In his capacity as governor, he tightened budgetary regulations for state agencies and reformed the current disorganized governmental apparatus into larger groups. During this process, he gained widespread recognition and was featured on the cover of Time magazine as a representation of the “New South” and sound governance.

Jimmy Carter Wife/ Spouse

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jimmy carter wife

Jimmy Carter was married to Rosalynn Carter. She passed away on 19th November 2023 at the age of 96 years.

 

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