Gerald R. Ford's life in photos
Boston.com
Ford briefly practiced law in Grand Rapids, Mich., before joining the Navy after the outbreak of World War II. He served aboard a carrier, the USS Monterey, during much of the conflict. Shown here in 1945, Ford received 10 battle stars and rose to the rank of lieutenant commander.
Ford briefly practiced law in Grand Rapids, Mich., before joining the Navy after the outbreak of World War II. He served aboard a carrier, the USS Monterey, during much of the conflict. Shown here in 1945, Ford received 10 battle stars and rose to the rank of lieutenant commander.
(Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum)