Ronald Reagan

888 Words4 Pages
Ronald Reagan was a very popular person before, during, and after his time of presidency. He went from a mere radio announcer, to the head of the United States of America. Ronald had defeated most of the world’s problems with Communism, improved the economy, and handled terrorist threats like a pro. Ronald quickly took America’s heart with his honorable deeds and doings. He was very famous by the time he became deceased. (Ronald Reagan Facts.)

Ronald Reagan was born on the 6th of February, in the year of 1911. His birthplace was Tampico Illinois, where his mother, Nelle Wilson Reagan, and his father, John Edward Reagan, had raised him. His father who everyone called “Jack” was a shoe salesman with many struggles with his job. These struggles caused Ronald to grow in a family that was not economically viable for many things. To save a little money his mother taught him how to read when he was five years of age. Afterwards he still went to be educated at his local public schools. (Reagan 2020 - Ronald Reagan Biography 1911-1980.)

Once Ronald had finished his years at junior high, he went on to attend Dixon High where he made made passing grades all year round. After Dixon he went to Eureka College in Illinois where he again made passing grades, and even played football. In 1932 he graduated, then sought after a job. That same year he found a career being a radio announcer, that job landed him the title of being the voice of Major League Baseball. (Kelly, Martin. Ronald Reagan Biography)

Five years later he became an actor assigned to a seven year contract with the Warner Brothers. He then relocated to Hollywood where he made around fifty movies. In 1947 Ronald Reagan was elected to be the president of the Screen Actors Gu...

... middle of paper ...

.... Reagan 2020. Patriot Post, Web. 18 Apr. 2011.


Reagan 2020 - Ronald Reagan Biography - The Presidency. Reagan 2020. Patriot Post, Web. 18 Apr. 2011.


Ronald Reagan. 2011. 15 Apr 2011, 09:17


Ronald Reagan Facts. Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, National Archives and Records Administration. n.p., n.d. Web. 15 Apr. 2011.


Ronald Reagan|The White House. The White House. Web. 14 Apr. 2011.

The Miller Center Of Public Affairs, n.d. Web. 15 Apr. 2011.


More about Ronald Reagan

Open Document