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Ronald W. Reagan

40th President of the United States

(1981-1989)

"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