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James Earl Carter Sr.
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives for Sumter County
In office
January 1953 – July 22, 1953
Preceded by Charles Burgamy
Succeeded by Thad M. Jones
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James Earl Carter

(1894-09-12)September 12, 1894
Arlington, Georgia, U.S.
Died July 22, 1953(1953-07-22) (aged 58)
Plains, Georgia, U.S.
Cause of death Pancreatic cancer
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Children Jimmy, Gloria, Ruth, and Billy
Parents William Archibald Carter
Nina Pratt
Profession Politician, businessman, farmer
Known for Father and namesake of Jimmy Carter
Military service
Allegiance  United States of America
Branch/service  United States Army
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James Earl Carter (September 12, 1894 – July 22, 1953) was an American politician, businessman, and farmer. He was from Plains, Georgia. He was the father of Jimmy Carter.

Carter was a conservative in his political views.

Carter, Sr. was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1953, as a Democrat, and served briefly representing Sumter County until his death later that year. Carter had previously served on the Sumter County Board of Education.

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