Feb 06, 1911 - Jun 05, 2004 (age 93)
Ronald Reagan identified himself as a Presbyterian during most of his adult life.
Reagan’s faith played a powerful role in his politics. As the overseer of the beginning of the end of the Cold War between the United States and Communist USSR, Reagan saw it as good vs. evil, as Christian America overcoming evil, atheist Russia who were raging a “savage, brutal war on religion.”
Reagan had no problem with the combination of church and state. In fact, according to Reagan:
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under" and, "Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged".
Ronald Reagan was born and raised in Tampico, Illinois.
His mother and father were John and Nelle Reagan. He only hand one brother named John Niel. From his first marriage to actress Jane Wyman, he had two children, Maureen and Michael. Maureen passed away in 2001. In 1952 he married Nancy Davis, who was also an actress, and they had two children, Patricia Ann and Ronald Prescott.
President Ronald Reagan helped redefine the purpose of government and pressured the Soviet Union to end the Cold War. He solidified the conservative agenda for decades after his presidency. In 1928, Ronald Reagan graduated from Dixon High School, where he was an athlete and student body president and performed in school plays. During summer vacations, he worked as a lifeguard in Dixon.
Enrolling at Eureka College in Illinois on an athletic scholarship, Reagan majored in economics and sociology. There, he played football, ran track, captained the swim team, served as student council president and acted in school productions. After graduating in 1932, he found work as a radio sports announcer in Iowa.
What did he do for a living?
He first worked as a sportscaster in Des Moines, Iowa, and then became the play-by-play announcer for the Chicago Cubs. Then he went to Hollywood, spent some time in the Army, acted in some more movies, and finally got into politics, first as president of the Screen Actors' Guild, then Governor of California, and finally, President of the United States.
Ronald Reagan had a job after college as a sports announcer he announced for baseball, football, track and maybe some other sports after that he went on to become an actor. The rest for there you may know but after that he went around working for GE giving speeches Then he became the Governor of California and of course the President.
Highest level of education?
Reagan was married twice.
His first wife was Nancy and the second was Jane.
Reagan didn't really have any friends. His best friends were just his 2 wives.
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.
There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
3 not already stated facts
1. He was an actor.
2. He was signed to warner brothers movie studios.
3. He appeared in more than 50 films. Among his best-known roles was that of Notre Dame football star George Gipp in the 1940 biopic Knute Rockne, All American. Another notable role was in the 1942 film Kings Row.