Thomas Gardner Ford

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Thomas Gardner Ford
Born Thomas Gardner Ford, Sr.
(1918-07-15)July 15, 1918
Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.
Died August 28, 1995(1995-08-28) (aged 77)
Johns Island, South Carolina, U.S.
Occupation Politician, businessman
Political party
Republican
Parents Dorothy Ayer Gardner
Gerald Rudolff Ford
Relatives Gerald Ford (half-brother)

Thomas Gardner Ford, Sr. (July 15, 1918 – August 28, 1995) was an American politician and businessman.

Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Ford served in the United States Army during World War II. He graduated from University of Michigan and worked at the Ford Paint and Varnish Company in Grand Rapids. He served on the Kent County, Michigan Board of Commissioners 1958-1964. He then served in the Michigan House of Representatives 1964-1972 as a Republican. He then worked for the Michigan State Legislature in legislative audit 1972-1980. He died in Johns Island, South Carolina. He was a half-brother of President Gerald Ford.[1][2][3]

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