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12.27.2006

It Would Be Inappropriate . . .

. . . to link to this old SNL skit today. And here's an interesting fact about Ford: He was born with the name Leslie Lynch King on July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska. When he was just two weeks old, his parents divorced, and his mother moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he grew up. His mother remarried, and he was adopted and renamed after his stepfather, Gerald Rudolph Ford.

11 comments:

greta said...

That SNL skit is too funny.

I'm sure Mr. Ford got a big kick out of it at the time. That is, if he had a sense of humor.

mzchief said...

Ahem...
Gerald R. Ford, Jr. did NOT know until 1930 that Gerald R. Ford, Sr. was NOT his biological father. Leslie Lynch King, Jr. LEGALLY changed his name to Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr. on December 3, 1935. He was NEVER legally adopted by his step-father.

Anonymous said...

shut up, mzchief

Anonymous said...

Shut up, Greta

Anonymous said...

Mzchief, Barry is right, and you are wrong. Gerald Ford was formally adopted by his stepfather. Read the NYT, Washington Post, Boston Globe obituaries.

mzchief said...
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mzchief said...

Ahem....

Those who DOUBT the accuracy of MY statement need to click on the LINK and READ the FIRST paragraph of the biography provided by the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum. Gerald Ford LEGALLY CHANGED his name in 1935 because he was NEVER formally adopted by his step-father. The first paragraph of the "Early Years' portion on the encarta Ford biography states this FACT.

MOST people would KNOW how HORRIBLY unreliable is the "information" provided by news outlets.

Incidentally, I have MORE class and intelligence than to EVER correct someone unless I have ACCURATE information from an INDISPUTABLY reliable source.

To anonyNOTHING 8:47
Your apology is ACCEPTED.

You're welcome!

Anonymous said...

I'm changing my legal name to Barron Green.

Anonymous said...

shut up, mzchief

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