James Carter info
James Carter was the 39th president. James Carter rarely uses his full name which was James Earl Carter jr. He was the thirty-ninth president, married Rosalynn Smith. The carters had three sons, John William, Donnel Jeffery, James Earl the third and one daughter named Amy Lynn. After 7 years of being a naval officer,he returned to Plains. 1974 he entered state politics, and8 years later he became governor of Georgia. Carter became a candidant for presidency dec. 1974. In the end Carter had 297 votes and Gerald R Ford (the president before Carter) had 241 votes. James Carter won by 56 votes. James Carter choses to be buried in Plains Georgia in front of his home.