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Question: Who is the American president never elected to office?

Answer: Gerald Ford


Gerald Ford served nearly 25 years as a Michigan State Representative. In 1973, he was appointed to the vice-presidency for the then President, Richard Nixon. This appointment was completed under the terms of the 25th Amendment to the Constitution. When Richard Nixon resigned in 1974, Gerald Ford became the 38th president of the United States, and the only President who was never elected to national office.