Speaker John Boehner welcomed guests to the U.S. Capitol Rotunda ceremony. Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Gov. Rick Snyder, Sen. Mitch McConnell and former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger provided remarks. Susan Ford Bales and Steve Ford spoke on behalf of the Ford Family.
Gerald R. Ford served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1949 until 1973 when he would become U.S. Vice President.