Gerald R. Ford's life in photos
Boston.com
Ford began his congressional career in 1948, when upon encouragement by Republican US Senator Arthur Vandenberg, Ford challenged an isolationist Republican incumbent, defeated him by a nearly 2-to-1 ratio, and handily won the general election. He ran for reelection 12 times and never faced a serious challenge. Here Congressman Ford was at work in his office in 1950.
Ford began his congressional career in 1948, when upon encouragement by Republican US Senator Arthur Vandenberg, Ford challenged an isolationist Republican incumbent, defeated him by a nearly 2-to-1 ratio, and handily won the general election. He ran for reelection 12 times and never faced a serious challenge. Here Congressman Ford was at work in his office in 1950.
(Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum)