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Gerald R. "Jerry" Ford Jr.

(July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006)

Gerald R. "Jerry" Ford Jr. was a US representative [R-Michigan] from January 1949 to December 1973; House Minority Leader from January 1965 to December 1973; vice president of the United States from December 1973 to August 1974; and president of the United States from August 1974 to January 1977.

Members of the Warren Commission hand LBJ the report

“I Would Be Honored to Do It”

  November 29, 1963
Gerald Ford and LBJ

“It’s for the Economy”

  February 7, 1967