Source of Wealth:Politics
Birth Place:Omaha, Nebraska
Marital Status:Married (Betty Bloomer)
Full Name:Leslie Lynch King, Jr.
Date of Birth:July 14, 1913
Occupation:38th President of the United States
Education:University of Michigan, Yale University
Children:4 (Michael Gerald, John Gardner, Steven, Susan)
About Leslie Lynch King, Jr.
Gerald Ford is an American president who has an estimated net worth of $7 million.
Gerald Ford entered the naval service during World War II. He received a commission as an ensign in 1942. During the span of his stint, he was assigned as the athletic director and gunnery division officer.
He returned to the Grand Rapids, Ford became active participating in politics. As a Republican, he served the House of Representatives for 25 years. He was appointed to the House Appropriations Committee two years after he was elected.
In November 1963, Ford was named to the Warren Commission by President Lyndon B. Johnson. He was the one handled in investigated the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
Ford's career in politics continued when he became the House Minority Leader for 8 years from 1965 to 1973. When Vice President Agnew resigned in 1973, he was nominated to fill the position. He won by 387 to 35 wherein three Senators voted against his confirmation.
During the aftermath of Watergate and resignation of Nixon, Ford assumed presidency in 1974. His stint as the 38th president of the United States makes him known for his foreign and domestic policy, and his contribution to Indochina Migration and Refugee Assistance Act.
Life after his stint as President, Ford appeared in several historical and ceremonial events such as presidential inaugurals, and state memorial services.
Leslie Lynch King Jr. was born on July 14, 1913 in Omaha, Nebraska. When his mother married Gerald Rudolff Ford, King was called his stepdad's namesake. He used the name in 1935 but he didn't legally change his name.
Ford was gaduated from University of Michigan and took up a degree in economics. In 1941, he finished his law studies at Yale University. He has four children with Betty Bloomer which he tied the knot in 1948. On December 26, 2006, he died at the age of 93 in Rancho Mirage, California.