Which president was never elected to office?
Of our 44 US Presidents, only one president was never elected to the Offices of the Vice-President nor of the President of the United States. Can you name the former president?
A. Harry S. Truman
B. John F. Kennedy
C. Gerald R. Ford
D. James Carter
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C. Gerald R. Ford, our 38th president from 1974-1977, was APPOINTED to the vice-presidency after the resignation of Richard Nixon’s original vice-president, Spiro Agnew, in 1973. About a year later, Ford became president upon Nixon’s resignation after the Watergate scandal.
Posted by Jeff Rae on Sep 08, 2011 at 4:02 PM