Ronald Reagan
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"Ronald Wilson Reagan" was an American actor and politician. He was the List of Presidents of the United States/40th President of the United States (1981–89), and served as the List of Governors of California/33rd Governor of California (1967–75) before his presidency.

Born and raised in small towns in Illinois, Reagan graduated from Eureka College and then worked as a radio broadcaster. He moved to Hollywood in 1937, where he began a career as an actor, first in films and later in television. Reagan served as President of the Screen Actors Guild and later as a spokesman for General Electric (G.E.); his start in politics occurred during his work for G.E. Originally, he was a member of the Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic Party, but due to the parties' shifting platforms during the 1950s, he switched to the Republican Party (United States)/Republican Party in 1962.

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