Who was Gerald Ford?
Concise Biography, History & Facts About President Gerald Ford
Thirty-Eighth President - Gerald Rudolf Ford
Gerald Ford Lifespan - 1913 - 2006
Place of Birth - July 14, 1913 in Omaha, Nebraska
Education - University of Michigan (1935); Yale University Law School (1941)
Gerald Ford Term as President - 1974-1977
Vice President / Vice Presidents - None
Religion - Episcopalian
Gerald Ford, Military Experience - was in the military during WWII
Name of Wife - Gerald Ford was married to Elizabeth Bloomer Ford (Betty) on October 15, 1948. They had 4 children - Michael Gerald ; John Gardner ; Steven Meigs ; Susan Elizabeth
Career of Gerald Ford - Lawyer, Politician, Statesman
Member of U.S. House of Representatives, 1949-73
Vice President, 1973-74 (under Nixon)
Died - December 26, 2006 (aged 93) in Rancho Mirage, California
Gerald Ford was buried in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Next President: President Jimmy Carter
Major Events during his presidency
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President Gerald Ford and the Constitution of the US (17th September,1787)
Information and Facts about any President of America is incomplete without explaining his role and his power in the government of the country. We have therefore included this section regarding the US Constitution. Under the U.S. Constitution the president is the head of state, the commander in chief of the armed forces and is also the chief executive of the federal government.
Facts about Eligibility
Article 2, Section 1, this section of the U.S. Constitution sets the requirements to hold office.
Facts about Term of Office
Following election he, and the Vice President, shall hold his office during the term of four years. ( The twenty-second amendment, which started with the inauguration of Dwight Eisenhower, limits the this to two terms)
President's Executive Oath of Office
"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."
United States Constitution, Article II, Section 1, Clause 8
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