U.S. president Gerald Ford was born Leslie King, Jr.
His mother remarried and renamed him after her new husband.
Leslie Lynch King, Jr. was born in Omaha, Nebraska on July 14, 1913 and was the 38th President of the United States from 1974 to 1977.
Gerald Ford was remembered for granting a presidential pardon to President Richard Nixon for his role in the Watergate scandal.
He also lived longer than any other U.S. president, dying at the age of 93 on December 26, 2006.