The 38th President of the United States who served from 1974 to 1977 has passed away tonight. The news has just broke. He was aged 93. He served as President after the resignation of President Richard Nixon in light of the Watergate Scandal and was the first vice-president to have not been elected to that position. He was appointed Nixon's vice-president after the resignation of Spiro Agnew as vice-president in 1973.
Read this Wikipedia article on former President Ford.