The subject of this article:

  • is not mentioned in the Forrest Gump novel canon (including Gump & Co.)
  • exists in the Forrest Gump film canon
  • exists in real life (see Wikipedia article: Jimmy Carter)

Jimmy Carter was the 39th President of the United States.

He has no active role in the Forrest Gump film, however a news clip describing his collapse to heat exhaustion plays in the background of the Greenbow barber shop as Forrest runs past.

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