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Ronald W. Reagan

40th President of the United States


"It is time to check and reverse the growth of government, which shows signs of having grown beyond the consent of the governed."

--Inaugural Address, 1981

Full Name: Ronald Wilson Reagan

Born: February 6, 1911

Birthplace: Tampico, Illinois

Father: John E. Reagan (1883-1941)

Mother: Nelle Wilson Reagan (1883-1962)

First Wife: Jane Wyman (1914-2007)

Married: January 26, 1940

Divorced: 1948

Second Wife: Nancy Reagan (1921-2016)

Married: March 4, 1952

Religious Preference: Christian Church

Previous Experience: Actor, Governor of California

Political Party: Republican

Age at Inauguration: 69

Term of Office: January 20, 1981 - January 20, 1989

Vice-President: George H.W. Bush (1981-1989)

Died: June 5, 2004

Age at Death: 93

Place of Burial: Simi Valley, California

President at Time of Death: George W. Bush

Election Results

Year Candidate Name Electoral Vote Popular Vote
1980 Ronald Reagan (R) 489 43,642,639
  Jimmy Carter (D) 49 35,480,948
  John B. Anderson (I) 0 5,719,437
1984 Ronald Reagan (R) 525 54,455,075
  Walter Mondale (D) 13 37,577,185