Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Ronald Reagan 1911-2004



Marker ID:  
Location: 210-260 Graham Dr, Union City, TN
County: Obion
Coordinates: N 36° 26.202    W 089° 4.203
  36.4367    -89.07005
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



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Ronald Reagan
1911-2004


President of the United States of America, served two terms from 1981-1989

During his inaugural speech, he called for an era of national renewal and hoped that America would again be 'A beacon of hope for those who do not have freedom.'

He made history in 1981 by appointing Sandra Day O'Connor as the first woman to the U. S. Supreme Court.

During his presidency, Ronald Reagan cut taxes, increased defense spending, negotiated a nuclear arms reduction agreement with the Soviet Union, and is credited with helping to bring a quicker end to the Cold War.