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Where was Gerald Ford funeral?

Where was Gerald Ford funeral?

The casket of former President Gerald Ford is carried past President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush during Ford’s state funeral at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., January 2, 2007.

Who was Gerald Ford wife?

Betty FordGerald Ford / Wife (m. 1948–2006)Elizabeth Anne Ford was the first lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977, as the wife of President Gerald Ford. As first lady, she was active in social policy and set a precedent as a politically active presidential spouse. Ford also served as the second lady of the United States from 1973 to 1974. Wikipedia

How old is Gerald Ford?

93 years (1913–2006)Gerald Ford / Age at death

What happened during the national funeral service for Gerald Ford?

During the national funeral service for former President Gerald R. Ford in the National Cathedral, officials and dignitaries delivered eulogies honoring the life and career of President Ford and praising his family for their contributions to his life.

Is Gerald Ford still alive today?

Death and state funeral of Gerald Ford. On December 26, 2006, Gerald Ford, the 38th President of the United States, died at his home in Rancho Mirage, California at 6:45 p.m. local time (02:45, December 27, UTC).

What were the funeral arrangements for Henry Ford?

Funeral arrangements. Upon the death of Ford, the nation’s flags were ordered flown at half mast for 30 days after the death. President George W. Bush declared a national day of mourning for President Ford on Tuesday, January 2, 2007, to mark the funeral service.

What song was played at Ford’s funeral?

The hymn ” Abide With Me ” was played as Ford’s casket was carried down the Senate steps to a hearse for the trip to the National Cathedral for a mid-morning service. As the cortège moved from the Capitol to the Cathedral, the carillon’s bells tolled 38 times to honor the 38th president. Funeral of President Ford in Washington National Cathedral.