Former President Jimmy Carter is the Oldest President in American History by Caitlin O’Kane
Jimmy Carter is shown at age 6, with his sister, Gloria, 4, in 1931 in Plains, Georgia. (AP Photo)
Former President Jimmy Carter is celebrating his 95th birthday on Tuesday, October 1, solidifying his spot as the longest living president in United States history.
The 39th president, who’s made a mark in his post-White House years as a human rights activist, author, professor, and church Sunday School teacher, is sharing the celebration with the public by offering a discounted admission fee to his presidential library. The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library in Atlanta announced the admission price on Tuesday would be just 95 cents — one penny for every year Mr. Carter has been alive.
Mr. Carter officially became the oldest living president in history earlier this year, when he surpassed former President George H.W. Bush at 94 years and 172 days old.