|Name||Michael Gerald Ford|
, North Carolina , United States
|| March 14, 1950
|Last Modifed||Thomas Walker|
Jan 19, 2008 10:21pm
|Info||Michael Gerald Ford (b. March 14, 1950) (age 57) is the oldest of four children of former U.S. president Gerald R. Ford and his wife Betty Ford. |
He is a minister, and currently leads the Office of Student Development, which oversees all student organizations at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is an alumnus of Wake Forest (BA, 1972) and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (MDiv, 1984). He was the president of Sigma Chi while a student at WFU. President Ford, when he was still in Congress, spoke at his son's commencement.
He married Gayle Ann Brumbaugh (born 1951) on July 5, 1974. The Fords have three daughters, Sarah Joyce (born 1979), Rebekah (Bekah) Elizabeth (born 1982), and Hannah Gayle (born 1985). Sarah married Blake Goodfellow in 1999. They have three children, Riley Ann (born 2001), Ford William (born 2003), and Brady Michael (born 2005). Bekah married Clay Cooke in 2004.
He was born March 14, 1950 -. Michael studied at Wake Forest in North Carolina and then Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in Massachusetts. In 1977, after ordination, he joined the ministerial staff of the Coalition for Christian Outreach at the University of Pittsburgh. In 1981 he was appointed student affairs director at Wake Forest University; Today, he is director of student development at Wake Forest University. He and his wife, Gayle, have three daughters, Sarah, Rebekah and Hannah.