Carter in 1977
|First Lady of the United States|
January 20, 1977 – January 20, 1981
|Preceded by||Betty Ford|
|Succeeded by||Nancy Reagan|
|First Lady of Georgia|
January 12, 1971 – January 14, 1975
|Preceded by||Hattie Cox|
|Succeeded by||Mary Busbee|
Eleanor Rosalynn Smith
August 18, 1927
Plains, Georgia, U.S.
|Children||4, including Jack and Amy|
Eleanor Rosalynn Carter (née Smith; born August 18, 1927) is an American who served as First Lady of the United States from 1977 to 1981 as the wife of President Jimmy Carter. For decades, she has been a leading advocate for numerous causes. Carter was politically active during her White House years, sitting in on Cabinet meetings. She was her husband's closest adviser. She also served as an envoy abroad, particularly in Latin America.
First Lady of the United States