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Ronald Reagan

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Biography

In office January 20, 1981 – January 20, 1989

Source: Wikipedia

Ronald Wilson Reagan (/ˈrɒnəld ˈwɪlsən ˈreɪɡən/; February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician, commentator, and actor, who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Prior to his presidency, he served as the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 to 1975, following a career as an actor and union leader in Hollywood.

Fact file

  • Born: Ronald Wilson Reagan February 6, 1911 Tampico, Illinois, U.S.
  • Died: June 5, 2004 (aged 93) Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Resting place: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Valley, California
  • Spouse(s): Jane Wyman (m. 1940; div. 1949) Nancy Reagan (m. 1952; his death 2004)
  • Children: 5, including Maureen Elizabeth, Michael, Patricia Ann, and Ronald Prescott ("Ron")
  • Parents: Jack Reagan Nelle Wilson Reagan
  • Alma mater: Eureka College
  • Profession: Politician, actor
  • Religion: Presbyterianism
  • Allegiance: United States of America
  • Service/branch: U.S. Army Air Forces
  • Years of service: 1937–45
  • Rank: Captain
  • Unit: 18th Army Air Forces Base Unit

Read more about Ronald Reagan at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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