Summary: former president of the United States who declared "Our long national nightmare is over" as he replaced Richard Nixon but may have doomed his own chances for election by pardoning his disgraced predecessor, who resigned in the wake of the Watergate scandal and became the only one not elected to the office or as vice president, and who was the longest-living former President, which he occupied the White House only 895 days, from August 1974 to January 1977.
Cause of Death: Hemorrhagic stroke
Born: July 14, 1913
Died: December 26, 2006
Location: Rancho Mirage, California