James Earl Carter, Jr., President of the USA, was born 1 October 1924 in Plains, Sumter County, Georgia, United States to James Earl Carter (1894-1953) and Bessie Lillian Gordy (1898-1983) . He married Eleanor Rosalynn Smith (1927) 7 July 1946 in Plains, Sumter County, Georgia, United States.

For a detailed biography, see the Biography tab.

President Carter is also a fourth cousin of the former U.S. Senator from Georgia Sam Nunn.


Offspring of Jimmy Carter and Eleanor Rosalynn Smith (1927)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John William Carter (1947-)
James Earl Carter (1950-)
Donnel Jeffrey Carter (1952-)
Amy Lynn Carter (1967-)

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