(January 4, 1941-August 8, 2001)
Born in Los Angeles, California
Daughter of U.S. President Ronald Reagan and actress Jane Wyman
First daughter (1981-89)
Nickname was Mermie
Secret Service codename was 'Radiant'
Acted in 'Hootenanny Hoot (1963),' 'Kissin' Cousins (1964),' 'Death Takes a Holiday (1971),' 'The Specialists (1975)' and 'Sex and the Married Woman (1977)'
Chairwoman of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations' Decade for Women Conference in Kenya (1985)
Died of melanoma at age 60
Why she might be annoying
She was thrice married.
She dropped out of Marymount College. (Arlington, Virginia)
Her acting career never got off the ground and she went uncredited in her first two film roles.
She ran for U.S. Senate in 1982 and U.S. Congress in 1992, losing both times.
She was quoted, 'I will feel equality has arrived when we can elect to office women who are as incompetent as some of the men who are already there.'
Though her father was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 1994, she died three years before he did.
Why she might not be annoying
Of Ronald Reagan's four kids she was described as the most 'politically skilled.'
During the 1980s she was a member of the California World Trade Commission, co-chairwoman of the Republican Party National Committee and chairwoman of the Republican Women's Political Action League.
Though she stood by her father on many issues she differed with him on the right for a woman to get an abortion, believing the decision should be 'between a woman and her God.'
She also felt Oliver North should have been court-martialed.
Once her father developed Alzheimer's she became a board of director's member of the Alzheimer's Association and championed its cause as spokeswoman.
She said of her stepmother, 'There's a special place in Heaven for caregivers.'
Nancy Reagan felt she was the child who stepped up to the plate and quoted just months before her death, 'Maureen has been a great comfort to me these last few years, and has always filled in for Ronnie when she was asked.'
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