Born: July 14, 1913 in Omaha, Nebraska
Spouse: Betty Warren
Children: Michael, John*, Steven, and Susan
Military Service: USN (WWII)
Died: December 26, 2006 in Rancho Mirage, CA
1949-1973: Member of Congress (Michigan)
1963-1964: Member, President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy (better known as the "Warren Commission")
1965-1973: House Minority Leader
1973-1974: Vice President of the United States
1974-1977: President of the United States
- Eagle Scout
- AWARD: Presidential Medal of Freedom (1999)
- AWARD: Profile in Courage Award from the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation (2001)
- John "Jack" Gardner Ford was an early candidate for State Controller in 1982 (but withdrew).
- Gerald Ford Elementary is located in Indian Wells, CA.
- US Currency: Gerald Ford appeared on a "Presidential $1 Coin" that will be issued in 2016.