1940 Census: Ronald Reagan's $135 Rent, Insights Into Other Famous and Ordinary Americans

In 1940, Ronald Reagan and his wife paid $135 in rent, he worked 30 hours the last week in March, and the couple lived next door to two men on one side and a champion bridge player lived two doors away. That bridge player later married a woman from another building, an actress who appeared in Laurel and Hardy pictures. Whether World War II-era celebrity history, or family history is of interest, the newly unveiled 1940 census archive promises to be a fun historical adventure-- when the site...Full Story
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