FLOTUS – Eleanor Rosalynn Smith Carter

FLOTUS – Eleanor Rosalynn Smith Carter

A.K.A.: Rosalynn Carter

D.O.B.: August 18, 1927

P.O.B.: Plains, Georgia

Relationship to POTUS: Wife of Jimmy Carter

5 facts:

• Attended college for a time but family obligations forced her to drop out

• She took on mental illness as her primary cause as the First Lady of Georgia and later as the First Lady of the United States

• Joined former First Ladies Lady Bird Johnson and Betty Ford in support of the Equal Rights Amendment in 1977

• Acted as envoy to Latin America during her husband’s administration

• Reused the gown from her husband’s inauguration as Governor of Georgia to the inaugural ball as President

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