Dorothy Ayer Gardner Ford

Dorothy Ayer Gardner Ford

Mother of Gerald Ford
Born Feb 27, 1892

Dorothy Ayer Gardner King Ford was the mother of U.S. President Gerald Ford.

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1892 Birth Born in 1892.


1912 20 Years Old There she married her first husband, wool trader Leslie Lynch King of Omaha, Nebraska, on September 7, 1912. … Read More
1913 21 Years Old Dorothy Gardner King quickly filed for formal separation and divorce. On December 19, 1913, an Omaha court granted a divorce to the Kings. … Read More
1917 25 Years Old Three years later, Dorothy married Grand Rapids businessman Gerald Rudolff Ford on February 1, 1917. … Read More


1935 43 Years Old Gerald Ford, Jr. formally changed his name in 1935, in honor of his stepfather, the only father he really had. … Read More


1967 75 Years Old Died in 1967.
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