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James Earl Carter Sr.
|Member of the Georgia House of Representatives for Sumter County|
January 1953 – July 22, 1953
|Preceded by||Charles Burgamy|
|Succeeded by||Thad M. Jones|
James Earl Carter
September 12, 1894
Arlington, Georgia, U.S.
|Died||July 22, 1953
Plains, Georgia, U.S.
|Cause of death||Pancreatic cancer|
Lillian Gordy Carter (m. 1923)
|Children||Jimmy, Gloria, Ruth, and Billy|
|Parents||William Archibald Carter
|Profession||Politician, businessman, farmer|
|Known for||Father and namesake of Jimmy Carter|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Branch/service|| United States Army
Georgia National Guard
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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