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Ronald Reagan of Dixon, Illinois

Ronald Reagan of Dixon, Illinois

Ronald Reagan became president in 1981. He was born in Tampico, Illinois in 1911 and atteneded Dixon High School and Eureka College. A former Chicago Cubs radio announcer for WHO Radio in DesMoines, Iowa before he became a contract player for Warner Brothers in the 1930s. He was a graduate of Bradley University in Peoria who served six terms as president of the Screen Actors Guild and two terms as governor of California.

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