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Ronald Reagan

Presidential Number: 40th
Years he was President: 1981-1989
State Represented: California
Party Affiliation: Republican
Fact(s): He was shot by a would-be assassin and quickly recovered and returned to office.

Birthday: February 6, 1911
How old would he be this year? 93
School(s) attended: Eureka College (Illinois)
Wife: Nancy Reagan
Occupation(s) before he was President: Radio announcer and commentator, actor and public speaker
Other way(s) he served: Governor of California
Height: 6 feet, 1 inch
Favorite Foods: Jelly beans Hobbies or Sports: Riding, swimming
Pets: Dog named Rex

Life in America
How would he have traveled? Helicopter, airplane, car
How would he have communicated with his friends? Telephone, typed letter
U.S. Population when term began: 226,542,199
Number of stars on flag when he left office: 50

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