Ronald Wilson Reagan
40th President of the United States (January 20, 1981 to January 20, 1989)
Nicknames: "The Gipper"; "The Great Communicator"
Vice President: George H.W. Bush
Born: February 6, 1911, Tampico, Illinois
Father: John Edward Reagan
Mother: Nelle Wilson Reagan
Married: Jany Wyman (1914- ), on June 25, 1940 (divorced in 1948); Nancy Davis (1923- ), on March 1, 1952
Children: Maureen Elizabeth Reagan (1941- ); Michael Edward Reagan (adopted) (1945- ); Patricia Ann Reagan (1952- ); Ronald Prescott Reagan (1958- )
Religion: Disciples of Christ
Education: Graduated from Eureka College (1932)
Occupation: Actor, public official
Political Party: Republican
To avoid long encounters with the press, President Ronald Reagan often took reporters' questions with his helicopter roaring in the background.
White House History -- Ronald Reagan
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