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Gerald Ford. He was appointed Vice president by President Richard Nixon when the elected Vice president, Spiro Agnew, resigned. Then Ford became President by succeeding to the office when President Nixon resigned from office.

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Gerald Ford is the only man who be both President and Vice President without being elected to either position. In 1973 following the resignation of Vice President Spiro Agnew, President Richard Nixon appointed House Minority Leader and Congressman Gerald Ford to replace Agnew as the Vice President. Ford served as the Vice President from 1973 until 1974 when Nixon resigned from the Presidency following the Watergate scandal. Ford served as president from 1974 until 1977 when he was replaced as President by Jimmy Carter.

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President Gerald Ford was not elected to either office of President or Vice President. He was appointed Vice President in 1973 after Vice President Agnew resigned, and succeeded President Nixon in 1974 after his resignation.

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Gerald Ford is the only US president who was not elected as president or vice president.

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Gerald R. Ford. He was neither elected President nor Vice President. He became VP when Spiro Agnew resigned, then President when Richard M. Nixon resigned.

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