Rosalynn Carter Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Famous Books, Net Worth

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Rosalynn Carter (Eleanor Rosalynn Carter)

Last Updated: 20 Nov, 2023 | Views: 102

Age: 96

Profession: Writer

Other Profession(s): Activist

Famous For: Wife Of President- Jimmy Carter

Higher Education: Georgia Southwestern College

Rosalynn Carter Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
18 Aug, 1927 (96 Years 03 Months 1 Day)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Georgia
Birth District
Plains
Birth Sign
Leo
Nationalities
American
Died on
19 Nov, 2023
Cause of Death
Still Unknown

Rosalynn Carter Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography): 

Rosalynn Carter was born on 18th August 1927 & passed away on 19th November 2023. Born in America, she was a renowned writer and activist who became the United States’ first lady from 1977 to 1981 as she married Jimmy Carter, the President. Carter had developed an admiration for their future wife since both of them were from Plains; this happened when she viewed him while still in his US Naval Academy uniform, and their marriage took place in 1946. After helping her husband win Georgia’s governorship in 1970, she focused on mental health issues as the state’s first lady. She supported him during his election as U.S. President in 1976 when he defeated the incumbent Republican Gerald Ford.

Rosalynn Carter Early Career

Rosalynn Carter Education:

Rosalynn Carter grew up in Plains, Georgia, graduated as the leading student in her class at Plains High School, and went on to Georgia Southwestern College, where she completed her studies in 1946. 

First Lady Of Georgia

Rosalynn Carter concentrated mainly on mental health matters after helping her husband win the state’s gubernatorial elections in 1970 and becoming Georgia’s First Lady. 

In August 1971, Rosalynn Carter made a statewide tour of mental health facilities throughout Georgia. She called that time her proudest period as a spouse of the Georgian President because she tirelessly advocated for mentally disabled children. 

First Lady Of The United States (1977–1981)

Major Initiatives

After criticizing its appearance in 1978, Carter became involved in trying to reform D.C. General Hospital and, as more work was done on the renovation, traveled to the hospital for updates on changing conditions.

Mental Health Campaign

Rosalynn Carter set out as an active honorary chair of the President’s Commission on Mental Health. She testified in support of a Senate committee before her husband signed the Mental Health Systems Bill into law in 1980 – only Eleanor Roosevelt had ever appeared before Congress as a presidential wife.

Equal Rights Amendment

In her 1976 campaign, Rosalynn Carter talked to feminist groups about her equal marriage with her husband. In January 1977, before his inauguration, Carter took over from him in speaking with Senator Birch Bayh on the phone since Bayh wanted President-elect Carter to speak for the Equal Rights Amendment in Indiana. 

Rosalynn Carter Personal Life

They agreed on marrying in February 1946 when Rosalynn went to Annapolis with Jimmy’s parents. The two set their wedding for July and kept it a secret. Together, the couple had four children.

Rosalynn Carter Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 165 cm
In Meters 1.65 m
In feet & Inches 5'5"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 52 Kg
In Pounds 114 lbs
Eye Color
Dark Brown
Hair Color
Dark Brown

Rosalynn Carter Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Wilburn Edgar Smith
Mother's Name
Allie M. Smith
Spouse
Jimmy Carter
Brother(s)
Murray Lee Smith, William Jerrold Smith
Sister(s)
Lillian Allethea Smith Wall
Son(s)
Jack Carter, Donnel Carter, James Carter
Daughter(s)
Amy Carter
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