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The Vice Presidents are listed in chronological order.

For facts about and links to any Vice President, click on the name:

John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
Aaron Burr
George Clinton
Elbridge Gerry
Daniel D. Tompkins
John C. Calhoun
Martin Van Buren
Richard Mentor Johnson
John Tyler
George Mifflin Dallas
Millard Fillmore
William Rufus King
John C. Breckinridge
Hannibal Hamlin
Andrew Johnson
Schuyler Colfax
Henry Wilson
William Wheeler
Chester Alan Arthur
Thomas Hendricks
Levi Parsons Morton
Adlai E. Stevenson
Garret A. Hobart
Theodore Roosevelt
Charles W. Fairbanks
James Sherman
Thomas Marshall
Calvin Coolidge
Charles G. Dawes
Charles Curtis
John Nance Garner
Henry A. Wallace
Harry S. Truman
Alben W. Barkley
Richard M. Nixon
Lyndon B. Johnson
Hubert H. Humphrey
Spiro T. Agnew
Gerald R. Ford
Nelson Rockefeller
Walter Mondale
George Bush
Dan Quayle
Al Gore
Dick Cheney



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Gerald R. Ford
Nelson Rockefeller  
Nelson Rockefeller
Walter Mondale  
Walter Mondale

Gerald R. Ford    Served under Richard M. Nixon from 1973-1974

The Fortieth Vice President

Born: July 14, 1913
Died: Still Alive
State: Michigan (b. Nebraska)
Party: Republican

--Originally named Leslie Lynch King, Jr., he was renamed when adopted by his stepfather in 1916.
--Played linebacker and center on the University of Michigan's national championship football teams of 1932 and 1933.
--Graduated from the University of Michigan (1935).
--Graduated from Yale Law School (1941).
--Admitted to the Michigan bar (1941).
--Served in U.S. Navy (1942-46).
--U.S. Representative from Michigan (1949-73).
--Minority Leader, U.S. House of Representatives (1965-73).
--Vice President of the United States (1973-74).
--The first Vice President to be appointed and confirmed, rather than elected, to office under the terms of the 25th Amendment.
--President of the United States (1974-77).
--The first Vice President to be elevated to the Presidency because of the resignation of a President.
--Defeated in his bid for election on his own to the Presidency by Jimmy Carter in 1976.
--Retired to private life.
Ford Links:

*White House Page.
*C-SPAN Page.
*Internet Public Library Page.
*Senate Biography.
*Grolier's Page.
*A Political Life.
*Leslie King, Jr.
*Lt. Commander Ford.
*Football Star.
*Grand Rapids Politics.
*Congressman Ford.
*Without a Helmet.
*House Minority Leader.
*Impeach Douglas.
*Office In the Middle.
*Unelected President.
*A Ford, Not a Lincoln.
*Ford Pardons Nixon.
*Chance and Character.
*The Fall of Saigon.
*1976 Presidential Election.
*Ford Library.
*The Betty Ford Center.
*Betty Ford Page.
*President Richard M. Nixon.

Nelson Rockefeller    Served under Gerald R. Ford from 1974-1977

The Forty-First Vice President

Born: July 8, 1908
Died: January 26, 1979
State: New York
Party: Republican

--Grandson of John D. Rockefeller.
--Graduated from Dartmouth College (1930).
--Served in a variety of executive positions for the Rockefeller Center in the 1930's, 1940's and 1950's.
--Assistant Secretary of State for American Republic Affairs (1944-45)
--Undersecretary of Health, Education and Welfare (1953-54)
--Governor of New York (1958-73).
--Failed in his effort to obtain his party's Presidential nomination in 1960, 1964 and 1968.
--Vice President of the United States (1974-77)
--The second Vice President to be appointed and confirmed, rather than elected, to office under the terms of the 25th Amendment.
--He was replaced by Bob Dole as Gerald R. Ford's running mate in his failed bid for the Presidency in 1976.
--Retired to private life.
Rockefeller Links:

*Senate Biography.
*Grolier's Page.
*Rockefeller U. Bio.
*Museum of Modern Art.
*Wealth and Public Service.
*Director of the Rockefeller Center.
*Institute for Tropical Agriculture.
*Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs.
*Undersecretary Rockefeller.
*Governor of New York.
*The New Hampshire Primary.
*Not President.
*Billionaire Vice President.
*Vice Presidential Papers.
*The Rockefeller Family.
*John D. Rockefeller Page.
*Bob Dole Page.
*President Gerald R. Ford.

Walter Mondale    Served under Jimmy Carter from 1977-1981

The Forty-Second Vice President

Born: January 25, 1928
Died: Still Alive
State: Minnesota
Party: Democrat

--Graduated from the University of Minnesota (1951).
--Served in U.S. Army (1951-53).
--Received his law degree from the University of Minnesota and admitted to the Minnesota bar (1956).
--Practiced law in the late 1950's.
--Attorney General of Minnesota (1960-64).
--U.S. Senate from Minnesota (1964-1977).
--Vice President of the United States (1977-81).
--Also ran for re-election with Carter on the losing Democrat ticket in 1980.
--Defeated by Republican Ronald Reagan in the 1984 election for President.
--His running mate in 1984 was Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman to run for national office on a major party ticket.
--He practiced law after this defeat.
--U.S. Ambassador to Japan (1993-97).
--Retired to private life.
Mondale Links:

*Senate Biography.
*Grolier's Page.
*Attorney General Mondale.
*Humphrey's Protege.
*Senator Mondale.
*A Flexible Liberal.
*1976 Presidential Election.
*Lost in 1980.
*1980 Presidential Election.
*Mondale for President.
*The New Hampshire Primary.
*Where's the Beef.
*Running Mate.
*Lost by a Landslide.
*1984 Presidential Election.
*Clinton on Mondale.
*Ambassador to Japan.
*On the Presidency.
*Geraldine Ferraro Page.
*President Jimmy Carter.

To see the fact sheet and links for a Vice President, click on his last name:
Introduction   Adams, Jefferson, Burr,   Clinton, Gerry, Tompkins,   Calhoun, Van Buren, RM Johnson,   Tyler, Dallas, Fillmore,   King, Breckenridge, Hamlin,   A Johnson, Colfax, Wilson,   Wheeler, Arthur, Hendricks,   Morton, Stevenson, Hobart,   Roosevelt, Fairbanks, Sherman   Marshall, Coolidge, Dawes,   Curtis, Garner, Wallace,   Truman, Barkley, Nixon   LB Johnson, Humphrey, Agnew,   Ford, Rockefeller, Mondale,   Bush, Quayle, Gore, Cheney.   2000 Nominees.