President Ronald W. Reagan

President Ronald W. Reagan Ronald Reagan

Stock #: 293010
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
Publisher: Dexter Press Inc.
Size: 4" x 6" (10.25 x 15.25 cm)

Additional Details:
Ronald Reagan, the 40th President 1981. Ronald Reagan was born in Tampico, Illinois on February 6, 1911. He was educated in Illinois Public Schools and was graduated from Eureka College, Illinois in 1931. Following a brief career as a sports broadcaster and editor, Reagan moved to California to work in motion pictures. His film career, interrupted by three years of service in the Army Air Corps during World War II, encompassed 50 feature-length motion pictures. In 1966, Ronald Reagan began his public career with his election - by nearly a million vote margin - as Governor of California. He was elected to a second term in 1970. In November 1979, Ronald Reagan announced his candidacy for the 1980 presidential nomination. At the Republican National Convention in July, 1980, he was nominated unanimously on the first ballot. On November 4, 1980, Ronald Reagan was elected to the Presidency, by an electoral vote of 489-49 and on January 20, 1981, he was sworn in as the 40th President of the United States