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|ROSALYN CARTER 80 First Lady
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Eleanor Rosalynn Carter served as the First Lady of the United States from 1977 to 1981, while her husband James "Jimmy" Earl Carter Jr. served as the 39th President of the United States. During her time as First Lady, she was an active part in her husband's social and public policies, represented him in meetings with domestic and foreign leaders, and advocated for equal rights. Jimmy Carter ran in the presidential election in 1980, but was defeated by Ronald Reagan.