Jimmy Carter was the 39th President of the United States of America. He served for one term from 1977 to 1981. An engineer by profession, Carter served a as Governor of Georgia from 1971 to 1975. Following his term as President he remained active as a diplomat and was named the Nobel Peace Prize laureate in 2002.
Jimmy Carter was born James Earl Carter in Plains, Georgia in 1924. He served as an officer in the United States Navy until the death of his father in 1953. He then returned to Georgia to run his family’s peanut-growing business.
Carter served in the Georgia State Senate, before being elected Governor of Georgia in 1971. He was selected as the Democratic presidential candidate in 1976. In the subsequent election carter was elected President of the United States. He was inaugurated as President on January 20th 1977.
Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States of America was born in Plains, Georgia, in the year 1924 On This Day.