Jack Carter

Politician + Laborer + Businessman
Born Jul 3, 1947

John William "Jack" Carter, is an American businessman and politician who unsuccessfully ran for the United States Senate in Nevada in 2006. Carter is the eldest child of former President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jack Carter.


1947 Birth Born on July 3, 1947.


1965 18 Years Old Carter struggled when he first entered college in 1965, bouncing around between Georgia Tech, Emory, and Georgia Southwestern State University before enlisting in the United States Navy in April 1968 at the suggestion of his father. … Read More


1970 23 Years Old He received a "less than honorable" general discharge in late 1970 after he and 53 classmates were caught smoking marijuana at the Navy Nuclear Power School in Idaho Falls, Idaho. … Read More
1975 28 Years Old Following graduation, he immediately entered law school at the University of Georgia, receiving his Juris Doctor (J.D.) in 1975.


1981 34 Years Old In 1981, Carter moved to Chicago, where he worked for the Chicago Board of Trade and Citibank.


1992 45 Years Old …  After his divorce Carter married Elizabeth Brasfield on May 15, 1992, and they lived in Bermuda, where they started an investment company, before moving to Las Vegas, Nevada in 2003, where he formed the investment consultant firm Carter Global. … Read More


2002 55 Years Old Carter moved to Nevada in 2002 and ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the United States Senate as a Democrat against incumbent Republican Senator John Ensign of Nevada in the 2006 election.
2006 59 Years Old 1 More Event
Carter won the Democratic nomination on August 15, 2006 against opponent Ruby Jee Tun, a Carson City teacher. (see: Nevada U.S. Senate election, 2006) … Read More


2010 63 Years Old His first marriage was with Juliet "Judy" Langford Carter. They have two children, Jason and Sarah. Jason has written a book, Power Lines, about his experiences doing humanitarian work in South Africa, and was elected to the Georgia State Senate in 2010.
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