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About Betty Ford
Betty Ford was the wife of the 38th President of the United States, Gerald Ford and the First Lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977. As First Lady, she actively promoted important issues such as breast cancer awareness and equal rights. She co-founded the Betty Ford Center in 1982 after successfully overcoming her drug and alcohol addiction.
She was the third child of Hortense and William Stephenson Bloomer, Sr. Her first marriage was to William Warren from 1942 to 1947. Her second marriage was to Gerald Ford. The marriage produced four children: Michael, Jack, Steven and Susan. The marriage lasted until Ford's death in 2006.
She was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1991 and the Congressional Gold Medal in 1999.
She was regarded as one of the most candid first ladies in the entire history of the United States.
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Famous quotes by Betty Ford
The search for human freedom can never be complete without freedom for women.Betty Ford
Betty Ford's Popularity
Betty Ford was a famous American First Lady, who was born on April 8, 1918. As a person born on this date, Betty Ford is listed in our database as the 33rd most popular celebrity for the day (April 8) and the 18th most popular for the year (1918).
People born on April 8 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Betty Ford is the 1002nd most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Betty Ford's birthday, Betty Ford is the 6982nd most famous American and ranks 187th in famous people born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
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