Remembering Ford

Posted September 13, 2004 at 6:40pm

A memorial service for the late Rep. Bill Ford (D-Mich.) will be held at 4 p.m. today on the fourth floor of the American Federation of Teachers building, located at 555 New Jersey Ave. NW.

Ford, who retired at the end of 1994 after three decades in Congress, died last month of complications from a stroke. He was 77.

[IMGCAP(1)] During his tenure, the liberal Democrat served as chairman of both the Post Office and Civil Service Committee and the Education and Labor Committee.

— Bree Hocking