Gerald Ford was elected to office as a U.S. Representative in 1949 at the age of 36. He was not elected to the office of Vice President. He was appointed after Spiro Agnew resigned. He was also not elected to the office of President, and became President after Richard Nixon resigned.
After Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned in 1973, Nixon nominated Gerald Ford to replace him, as required by the 25th Amendment, Section 2. After President Nixon resigned in 1974, Gerald Ford became President, satisfying Section 1 of the 25th Amendment.
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.
Gerald R. Ford (1913-2006) became the 38th President of the United States when Richard Nixon resigned. Ford became Vice President on December 6, 1973, after the resignation of Spiro T. Agnew in October, 1973.
none The only U.S. President who resigned was Richard Nixon, on August 9, 1974. His first Vice President, Spiro Agnew, resigned ten months earlier, on October 10, 1973.
After Vice President Agnew resigned, he was replaced by Vice President (former Speaker of the House) Gerald Ford, who then became president after Richard Nixon resigned.
Gerald Ford became Nixon's Vice President after Agnew resigned. Thus when Nixon resigned, Ford was next in line and became President.
He was appointed to replace Vice-President Spiro T. Agnew when Agnew resigned and replaced President Richard Nixon when he resigned.
Gerald Ford was never elected. First he became Vice-President when Spiro Agnew resigned, then he became President after Richard Nixon resigned.
Spiro T. Agnew pleaded guilty to tax evasion and resigned as vice-president in 1973.(Gerald Ford, who later became President when Nixon resigned, was appointed to take Agnew's place.)
After Spiro Agnew was indicted Gerald Ford was selected as Vice-President. He became President when Richard Nixon resigned August 9th 1974. In December of 1974 Ford selected Nelson Rockefeller as Vice-President
Gerald Ford became president because he was vice-president when President Richard Nixon resigned that office. Interestingly, he was not elected vice-president but was appointed to this position after Spiro Agnew resigned.
Gerald R. Ford, (1913-2006) the 38th President of the US. As the Minority Leader in the US House of Representatives, he was chosen to replace Spiro T. Agnew, who resigned as Vice-President in 1973. Ford became President when Richard Nixon resigned in 1974, and served until 1977.
You must mean Gerald Ford. He became vice president after Spiro Agnew resigned, became president after Richard Nixon resigned, and lost the general election to Jimmy Carter in 1976.
Gerald Ford was appointed as Nixon's vice president after Spiro Agnew resigned, and then became President when Nixon resigned after the Watergate Scandal.
Gerald Ford, in 1974. First he became VP when Spiro Agnew resigned in '73, then ascended to the presidency when Richard Nixon resigned.
No. Agnew was replaced as vice-president by Gerald Ford in October, 1973. Ford became President in August , 1974 when Nixon resigned as President. Jimmy Carter defeated Ford in the election of 1976 and thus became President.