James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. (born 1924) was admitted to the Naval Academy in 1943. From 1946 to 1953, he served deployments in the Atlantic & Pacific fleets. Promoted to a full lieutenant, he completed qualification for command of a diesel-electric submarine. Carter served two terms as a Georgia State Senator & one as the Governor of Georgia, from 1971 to 1975. He served as the 39th President of the U.S. from 1977 to 1981. He was awarded the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize.