Gerald Ford Candidate

Born: July 14, 1913
Omaha, Nebraska
Douglas County
United States
Resided: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Kent County
Death: December 26, 2006
Gender: Man
Occupation: Attorney
Military Service: U.S. Navy, World War II (Lieutenant Commander, 1942-1946).
Political Party: Republican
Offices Held: Michigan U.S. Representative: CD 05 (1949-1973). U.S. Vice President (1973-1974). U.S. President (1974-1977).
Notes: Ford was U.S. House Minority Leader from 1965 to 1973.
Sources: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
Photo of Gerarld Ford.
Photo of Gerarld Ford.
U.S. Department of Defense.

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
1 1 0
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
11/02/1976 President / Vice President General Independent-Republican 819,395 42.02% Lost