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Q: What was the last name of the only President to not be elected as either president or vice-president?
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Who was the only president never to be elected into office?

There are several men who rose to the office of President of the US but were not elected to it. Gerald Ford is the only man who was not elected to either the office of President or Vice President though. Andrew Jackson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Lyndon Johnson were all sworn in after the presidents they served under died.

Which president is the only one not to have been elected vice president or president?

Gerald Ford. He was appointed Vice president by President Richard Nixon when the elected Vice president, Spiro Agnew, resigned. Then Ford became President by succeeding to the office when President Nixon resigned from office.

Who is the only unanimously elected US President?

Gerald Ford, the 38th President, was the only president of USA who was never elected to either the position of President or Vice President of the USA. He was appointed to the post of Vice President after the resignation of Nixon VP, Spiro Agnew of Maryland and later become President after the infamous Watergate scandal which saw the resignation of President Nixon. (Presidents John Tyler, Millard Fillmore, Andrew Johnson and Chester Arthur were all elected as vice-president, but were never elected to be President. They became President due to the death of the elected President. )

For 2 years who served as the only US President and vice president who were not elected by the people?

Gerald Ford and Nelson Rockefeller served for 25 months as the only US President and Vice President who were never elected to either position. Ford became the 38th President on August 9, 1974, and Rockefeller became the 41st Vice President on December 19, 1974.--- Both Ford (House minority leader from Michigan) and Rockefeller (longtime governor of New York) became Vice President under the 25th Amendment. Ford became Vice president after the resignation of Spiro T. Agnew, and became President after the resignation of Richard Nixon. Rockefeller was then chosen as Ford's Vice President.

First person to become vice-president and presiodent without being elected to be either?

Gerald Ford

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Who was the first only president to serve who was not elected by US voters either as president or vice president?

george washington

Who is the only person who served as vice president and president and was not elected to either?

Millard Fillmore aquired presidency without being elected

Who was only one president held the office of vice president and president without being elected to either?

Gerald Ford

Who is the only president to not have been elected into office?

Technically speaking, they've all been elected in to *office*. However, Ford is the only one who was never elected to the Executive Office (as either President or Vice-President).

Who was the only nont elested us president?

The only president who took office but was not elected was Gerald Ford. He was also never elected as vice president either but was appointed to both offices.

Which president held the office of vice president without being elected to either position?

Gerald Ford

Who became the first and only person to become president without being elected to either the office of president or vice president?

Gerald Ford

Who served as vice-president and president but was not elected to either office?

Gerald Ford replaced Spiro Agnew as Vice president and later replaced Richard Nixon as president.

Was Gerald Ford popularly elected?

No. Gerald R. Ford is the only American to have served as Vice-President and President without being elected to either office.

What unusual and undesirable situation occurred as a result of the resignation of President Nixon and vice president Agnew?

Gerald Ford became President without ever being elected either Vice President or President.

What are facts about Nixon's presidency?

Richard Nixon was the only US President to resign. He was also succeeded by his Vice-President, Gerald R. Ford, who is the only person to serve as Vice-President and President, without being elected to either office.

What president did not receive enough votes from the Electoral College?

Gerald Ford (1974-1977) wasn't elected by either. He was the House Minority Leader when Spiro T. Agnew resigned and was appointed as the VP by the Senate under the twenty-fifth Amendment. A short time later, he then assumed the presidency after Nixon resigned during the Watergate scandal.