Jimmy Carter


was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia. He was the first president to be born in the hospital (the Wise Clinic in Plains). His parents were James Earl Carter (born 1894, died 1953), and Lillian Gordy Carter (born 1898, died 1983). Jimmy had 3 siblings, Ruth Carter (Stapleton), Gloria Carter (Spann), and William Alton (Billy) Carter. s ancestry was English, his religion is Baptist.
He went to the following schools:
- Plains High school, Georgia (1929-1941)

- Georgia Southwestern College, Americus, Georgia (1941-1942)

- Georgia Institute of Technology (1942-1943?

- United States Naval Academy, Annapolis (1943-1946 *class of 1947*)

- Union College, Schenectady, New York ...

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fruit, and cereal. Sometimes pancakes.

Food

- Sirloin steak, medium rare

- Any kind of fish or poultry

- Corn bread

- Any vegetables except beans

- Salad with Roquefort dressing

- Frozen yogurt

Hymns

- The Navy Hymn "Eternal Father Strong to Save"

- "Amazing Grace"

- "Blest Be the Tie That Binds"

Color

- Blue

Gift to receive (as a youth)

- Books

Books

- Let Us Now Praise Famous Men by James Agee

- War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

Poet

- Dylan Thomas

- Miller Williams

Philosopher

- Paul Tillich

- Reinhold Niebuhr

- Soren Kierkegaard

Bible quote

"Behold I stand at the door and knock: if any man hear my voice and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me." (Revelations

3:20)

Some of his occupations were: Served in U.S. Navy to rank of lieutenant, 1946-53; farmer, warehouseman, Plains 1953-77; member of Georgia Senate 1963-1967; Governor of Georgia 1971- 1975; president of ...

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