Jane (Mayfield) Wyman
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Sarah Jane (Mayfield) Wyman (1917 - 2007)

Sarah Jane (Jane) Wyman formerly Mayfield
Born in St. Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married 26 Jan 1940 (to 1949) in Wee Kirk o' the Heather Church, Glendale, Californiamap
Died in Palm Springs, Riverside, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Dec 2012 | Last significant change: 2 May 2020
08:24: Paula (Hawkins) Reinke edited the Biography for Sarah Jane (Mayfield) Wyman (1917-2007). (Parents of US Presidents - added marriage to Former President Ronald Reagan citing parents.) [Thank Paula for this]
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She was the first wife of Ronald Reagan; they married in 1940 [1] and divorced in 28 June 1948; Reagan was still a Democrat and had not yet made his first run for public office.

Jane received an Academy Award for her role in the movie Johnny Belinda in 1949 and starred in the prime time soap opera Falcon Crest during the 1980's concurrently with Reagan's presidency.


  1. "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8V6-ZMX : 02 May 2020), Ronald Wilson Reagan and Sara Jane Wyman, 26 Jan 1940; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 2,114,368.

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