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Jimmy Carter, oldest living former president, turns 97ATLANTA — It is rarified air that Jimmy Carter has been in for a while now. On Friday, when Carter turns 97, he further solidifies his standing as the oldest living president in the history of the United States. Born in Plains, Georgia, in 1924, it is a record set by a peanut farmer and Nobel Peace Prize winner that might never get broken. He already has a 37-year advantage on Barack Obama, who turned 60 this year. It’s not Carter’s only claim to longevity. In July, he and wife, Rosalynn, celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary. They are …

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