|12th White House Press Secretary|
August 9, 1974 – September 9, 1974
|Preceded by||Ron Ziegler|
|Succeeded by||Ron Nessen|
Jerald Franklin Terhorst
July 11, 1922
Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.
|Died||March 31, 2010 (aged 87)|
Asheville, North Carolina, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Louise Roth (1945–2009)|
|Education||Michigan State University|
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (BA)
|Branch/service||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1943–1946|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Jerald Franklin "Jerry" terHorst (July 11, 1922 – March 31, 2010) was an American journalist. He was the twelfth White House Press Secretary during the first month of Gerald Ford's presidency. He resigned in protest of Ford's pardon of former President Richard Nixon.
References[change | change source]
- Obituary, Washington Post, April 2, 2010.
- Weber, Bruce (April 1, 2010). "J. F. terHorst, Ford Press Secretary, Dies at 87". The New York Times.