Gloria Carter Spann

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Birthday
22, 1926
Birthplace
Georgia
DEATH DATE
Mar 5, 1990 (63)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
22, 1926
Birthplace
Georgia
DEATH DATE
Mar 5, 1990 (63)

About

Best known as the younger sister of United States President Jimmy Carter.

Before Fame

She briefly studied journalism at Georgia Southwestern College.

Trivia

She died of pancreatic cancer, a disease that had also killed her brother Billy, her sister Ruth, and both of her parents.

Family Life

Her first marriage, to an abusive war veteran named William Everett Hardy, resulted in her only child, a son named William Everett Hardy. She later married a Georgia-born farmer named Walter Guy Spann; the couple's marriage lasted from 1950 until her death in 2012.

Associated With

Her brother Jimmy Carter, a Democrat, served as the United States' thirty-ninth president and was later awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.