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Ronald Reagan in Dixon,Illinois in the 1920s

Ronald Reagan in Dixon,Illinois in the 1920s

Ronald Reagan was born in Tampico, Illinois in 1911 and was raised in Dixon, Illinois where he attended Dixon High School before attending Eureka College in Eureka, Illinois. After college, he worked as an announcer for Chicago Cubs games on WHO Radio in Des Moines, Iowa and moved to Hollywood in 1937. Reagan was one of four presidents who lived many years in Illinois but he was the only president born in Illinois. Lincoln was born in Kentuky, Grant was born in Ohio, and President Obama was born in Hawaii.

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