|Rosalynn Smith Carter|
|First Lady of the United States|
January 20, 1977 – January 20, 1981
|Preceded by||Betty Ford|
|Succeeded by||Nancy Reagan|
|Born||August 18, 1927
Plains, Georgia, US
|Relations||Edgar Smith and Frances Allethea Murray, parents|
|Children||Jack, Chip, Jeff, Amy|
Eleanor Rosalynn Smith Carter (born August 18, 1927) is the wife of President Jimmy Carter. As the wife of one of the presidents of the USA, she was the First Lady of the United States from 1977 to 1981.
Early life and education[change | edit source]
She was born in Plains, Georgia. She was the eldest of the four children of Frances Allethea "Allie" Murray (1904-1997) and Edgar Smith (1896-1940). She attended Plains High School, Plains. After completing her schooling, she studied at Georgia Southwestern College, Americus, Georgia.
Marriage[change | edit source]
On July 7, 1946, she and Jimmy Carter were married.