Carter, Jason

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Name
Carter, Jason Gender: M
Jason James Carter
born on 7 August 1975 at 07:10 (= 07:10 AM )
Place Atlanta, Georgia (US), 33n45, 84w23
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 14°20' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 13°53 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 16°54'



Jason Carter
photo: Anne Almasy, license cc-by-sa-3.0

Biography

American lawyer and politician from the state of Georgia, a former state senator and the Democratic nominee for governor of Georgia in the 2014 election. He lost to incumbent Nathan Deal. Carter's grandfather is former Georgia governor and President Jimmy Carter.

A ninth-generation Georgian, he is the son of Jack Carter and Judy Langford, daughter of former Georgia State Senator James Beverly Langford.

After graduating from Duke University, Carter served in the Peace Corps stationed in South Africa. In doing so he followed the example of his great grand mother, Lillian Carter (President Jimmy Carter's mother), who became a Peace Corps volunteer at age 68 and spent nearly two years in India working as a nurse with patients with leprosy. Jason Carter lived in Lochiel, South Africa, where he worked on education issues in rural areas. He learned to speak Zulu and Siswati. He wrote a book, Power Lines: Two Years on South Africa's Borders, about his experiences there.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • other kin relationship with Carter, Lillian (born 15 August 1898). Notes: Great-grandkin
  • other kin relationship with Carter, Rosalynn (born 18 August 1927). Notes: Grandkin
  • has other family relationship with Carter, Jimmy (born 1 October 1924). Notes: Grandkin

Events

  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 2003 (Memoir, "Power Lines")

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth report from The Atlanta Constitution (Atlanta, Georgia), Friday 8 Aug 1975, p. 7: "Thursday marked a first... Judy Langford Carter gave birth to [Jimmy] Carter's first grandchild at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Christened James Jason Carter, he was born at 7:10 a.m. and weighed eight pounds and 10 ounces."

Categories

  • Family : Childhood : Family noted
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two sons)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (American expatriate in South Africa)
  • Vocation : Law : Attorney
  • Vocation : Politics : Candidate and lost
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Democrat)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer (Memoir, "Power Lines")