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Who was Jimmy Carter?
Jimmy Carter was the 39th President of the United States of America, the symbolic leader of the country. His presidency began in 1977 and ended in 1981. He was 52 years old when he first began his term of office on January 20, 1977.

Jimmy Carter's Nickname Meanings
James Earl Carter, Jr. was named after his father and retained his childhood name 'Jimmy' throughout his adult life. He was the first US President to use his nickname in an official capacity. He had a variety of nicknames including The Peanut Farmer, Cousin Hot and Hot Shot. The Peanut Farmer is in reference to his occupation which became popular with Americans during his presidential campaign. He apparently shot his sister Gloria "in the rear end" with a BB gun after she threw a wrench at him. He was punished by his father who called him 'Hot Shot'.


Description and Picture of Jimmy Carter
The picture of Jimmy Carter portrays an interesting image of what this famous man looks like. The picture shows the clothing and the hairstyle that was fashionable during his presidency. He is described as being 5 feet 10 inches in height and 160 pounds in weight. He has hazel colored eyes and his hair is a sandy color that turned slightly gray with age. His jovial face is dominated by his prominent white teeth. He adopted a 'man of the people' image and liked to wear simple, informal clothing. A superstitious man, he often wore his lucky red tie.

Character and Personality Traits: What was Jimmy Carter like?
The personality of Jimmy Carter is described as hard working, determined, modest and unpretentious. His informal approach and image made him popular with many Americans.

Facts about President Jimmy Carter and his Presidency
The important role and duties of the President of the United States of America include those of Chief of State, Chief Diplomat, Chief Executive, Commander in Chief, Legislative Leader and Leader of his own political party. What was Jimmy Carter famous for? Why was Jimmy Carter important? The history and life of President Jimmy Carter during his presidency is conveyed in the following fact file in an easy question and answer format. 

President Jimmy Carter Fact File - Political Career and Presidency
What President was Jimmy Carter?  
 He was the 39th President of the United States of America. The dates of his presidency began in 1977 and ended in 1981 (January 20, 1977 to January 20, 1981).
What was his political party?
 He was the leader of the Democrat political party
What other political offices did Jimmy Carter hold before his presidency?
 Georgia State Senator, 1963-66
 Governor of Georgia, 1971-75
Who was his Vice President?
 His Vice President was Walter F. Mondale (1977-81)
What were the main events and the major accomplishments of his presidency?
 The Vietnam War draft evaders pardoned (1977)
 The Panama Canal Treaty (1977)
 The Camp David Accords (1978)
 The US officially recognizes the People's Republic of China (1979)
 The Three Mile Island incident (1979)
 The Iran Hostage Crisis (1979)
What was Jimmy Carter' nickname?
 His most famous nickname was "The Peanut Farmer"
Who was Jimmy Carter' s first  lady?
 The name of his First Lady was Rosalynn Carter
President Jimmy Carter Fact File - Political Career and Presidency

Interesting Facts about the Private Life of Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter was famous for the events and accomplishments of his presidency, but what are the facts about the man and his private life. Facts and information about the private life of Jimmy Carter can be found in the following fact file in an easy question and answer format. 

Jimmy Carter Fact File - Facts about his Private Life
When and where was Jimmy Carter born?  
 He was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia, where he was raised
What was the name of his father?
 The name of his father was James Earl Carter
What was the name of his mother?
 The name of his mother was Lillian Gordy Carter
Where was Jimmy Carter educated and what was his religion?
 He was educated at U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. (1946)
 Religion: U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. (1946)
What did Jimmy Carter do before he became President of the United States?
 Before he became President he worked as a Peanut Farmer and public official
Who was Jimmy Carter' wife and when did they marry? Did they have kids?
 The name of his wife was Eleanor Rosalynn Smith (1928- ). They married on July 7, 1946
 The couple raised a family. The names of their children were John William "Jack" Carter (1947- ); James Earl "Chip" Carter III (1950- ); Donnel Jeffrey "Jeff" Carter (1952- ); Amy Lynn Carter (1967- )
Jimmy Carter Fact File - Facts about his Private Life

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