Rosalynn Carter, 36th First Lady of the United States

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Eleanor Rosalynn Carter (Smith)

Also Known As: "Rosalynn"
Current Location:: Plains, Sumter County, Georgia, United States
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Birthplace: Plains, Sumter County, Georgia, United States
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Daughter of Wilburn Edgar Smith and Allie Murray Smith
Wife of Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States
Mother of Jack Carter; Chip Carter; Donnel Jeffrey “Jeff” Carter; Jeffrey Carter and Amy Lynn Kelly
Sister of William Jerrold Smith; Murray Lee Smith; Private and Murray Smith

Managed by: Jacqueli Charlene Finley
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About Rosalynn Carter, 36th First Lady of the United States

Rosalynn Carter is an American writer and activist who served as first lady of the United States from 1977 to 1981 as the wife of President Jimmy Carter. For decades, she has been a leading advocate for numerous causes, including mental health. Carter was politically active during her White House years, sitting in on Cabinet meetings. She was her husband's closest adviser. She also served as an envoy abroad, particularly in Latin America. Like her husband, Rosalynn Carter is considered a key figure in the Habitat for Humanity charity. After Bess Truman, Carter is the second-longest lived First Lady of the White House. (Wikipedia, CC BY-SA)

Sources

  • "Rosalynn Carter." Wikipedia, revision of 28 April 2022. < link > Accessed 9 May 2022.
  • Suggs, Ernie. "Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter talk about what 75 years of love accomplishes." Atlanta Journal-Constitution, published 4 July 2021. < link > Accessed 9 May 2022.
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Rosalynn Carter, 36th First Lady of the United States's Timeline

1927
August 18, 1927
Plains, Sumter County, Georgia, United States
1947
July 3, 1947
Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
1950
April 12, 1950
Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States
1952
August 18, 1952
New London, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1967
October 19, 1967
Plains, GA, United States
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