Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr.
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In office: August 9, 1974 –
January 20, 1977
Born: July 14, 1913, Omaha, Nebraska
Rudolph Ford, Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King, Jr.) was the
thirty-eighth President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977,
and the fortieth Vice President of the United States serving from 1973
He was the first person appointed to the
vice-presidency under the terms of the 25th Amendment, and became
President upon Richard Nixon's resignation on August 9, 1974. Ford was
the fifth U.S. President never to have been elected to that position,
and the only one never to have won any national election. He was also
the longest-lived president in U.S. history, living until the age of 93.
They then called her son Gerald Rudolff Ford,
Jr. The future president was never formally adopted, however, and he
did not legally change his name until December 3, 1935; he also used a
more conventional spelling of his middle name.
Died: December 26, 2006 (age 93), Rancho
Ford died at his home in Rancho Mirage, California
of arteriosclerotic cerebrovascular disease and diffuse
Where is Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr. buried?
- Gerald R. Ford Museum, Grand Rapids, Kent
- Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, New York
- Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles,