40. Ronald Reagan

The Periodic Table of the Presidents - Ronald Reagan   Ronald Reagan Official Portrait - The Periodic Table of the Presidents

“The Great Communicator”

  • Full Name: Ronald Wilson Reagan
  • Years in Office: 1981–1989
  • Political Party: Republican
  • Nicknames: “The Great Communicator,” “Dutch,” “Ronnie Raygun,” “The Teflon President,” “The Gipper”
  • Age at Inauguration: 69
  • Vice President: George H.W. Bush
  • Birth: February 6, 1911 in Tampico, Illinois
  • Death: June 5, 2004 in Los Angeles, California
  • Place of Burial: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library – Simi Valley, California
  • Height: 6’1”
  • Ancestry: Irish, Scotch-English
  • Father: John (Jack) Edward Reagan (1883–1941); Shoe salesman
  • Mother: Nellie Clyde Wilson (1883–1962)
  • First Wife: Jane Wyman (January 4, 1914 – September 10, 2007)
  • First Marriage: January 26, 1940 in Los Angeles, California
  • Second Wife: Nancy Davis (July 6, 1921 –)
  • Second Marriage: March 4, 1952 in San Fernando Valley, California
  • Children:
    • From First Wife: Maureen Elizabeth (1941–2001); Michael Edward (1945–)
    • From Second Wife: Patricia Ann (1952–); Ronald Prescott (1958–)
  • Home: Los Angeles, California
  • Education: B.A. from Eureka College (1932)
  • Religious Affiliation: Presbyterian
  • Military Service: Yes
  • Career:
    • Radio sportscaster (1932–1936)
    • Movie actor (1937–1957)
    • Officer in the U.S. Army Air Force (1942–1945)
    • Television host (1957–1965)
    • Governor of California (1966–1974)
    • Radio commentator, columnist (1974–)
    • President (1981–1989)
    • Writer
  • Writings: Where’s the Rest of Me?; The Creative Society; Abortion and the Conscience of the Nation; Speaking My Mind; An American Life

Campaign Poster

40 Rr, Reagan For President - Let's Make America Great Again, 1980

 

Reagan for President: Let’s Make America Great Again, poster, 1980

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