The Presidential Database

New window


White House Biography


No speeches listed at this time.


No news at this time.

Rosalynn Carter

36th First Lady of the United States


Full Name: Eleanor Rosalynn Smith Carter

Born: August 18, 1927 (92 years old)

Birthplace: Plains, Georgia

Father: Wilburn E. Smith (1896-1940)

Mother: Allie M. Smith (1905-2000)

Husband: James E. Carter, Jr. (1924-    )

Married: July 7, 1946

Religious Preference: Baptist

Previous Experience: First Lady of Georgia

Age at Inauguration: 49

Served: January 20, 1977 - January 20, 1981