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Leslie Lynch King, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1880
Chadron
Dawes County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 1941
Tucson
Pima County
Arizona, USA

Father of U.S. President, Gerald R. Ford. Ford was born Leslie Lynch King, Jr. on July 14, 1913. His parents separated when he was just two weeks old. In 1916, Ford's mother remarried to Gerald R. Ford, a Grand Rapids, MI paint salesman. The Fords began calling her son Gerald R. Ford, Jr., although his name was not legally changed until 1935. (bio by: Scott G) 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Henry King (1853 - 1930)
  Martha Alicia Porter King (1855 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  Dorothy Ayer Gardner Ford (1892 - 1967)*
 
 Children:
  Gerald Rudolph Ford (1913 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Glendale
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Sunrise Slope, Lot 2733, Space 2
 
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Record added: Feb 12, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 20268
Leslie Lynch King, Sr
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Leslie Lynch King, Sr
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Leslie Lynch King, Sr
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- Butterflyy
 Added: Dec. 24, 2014
We can not judge for we were not there, but what a sad story of abuse, alcoholism, a broken marriage, and a boy who did not get to grow up with his birth father. But maybe this was meant to be, for these circumstances shape who Leslie Lynch King was to be...(Read more)
-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 18, 2014

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Jul. 25, 2014
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