Dorothy Bowles Ford is the mother of Harold Ford Jr. Dorothy’s son Harold is an American CFO, business analyst, author, and former US Congressman who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1997 to 2007 as a member of the Democratic Party from the 9th congressional district of Tennessee based in Memphis. He is a member of the Memphis political Ford family and the son of former Congressman Harold Ford, Sr., who held the same seat for 22, years.
Harold Ford, Sr. married Dorothy Bowles Ford in 1969 and the couple had three sons: Harold Jr., Newton Jake and Sir Isaac. They divorced in 1999. He and his second wife, Michelle Roberts, have two children: Andrew and Ava. He and his second wife, Michelle Roberts, have two children: Andrew and Ava.
Dorothy Bowles Ford’s ex-husband is a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He’s a Baptist. Currently retired, Ford splits his time between Tennessee and Fisher Island in Miami, Florida. He is still active in the Democratic Party.
Not much was heard of Dorothy after her divorce, stepping out of the limelight to pursue a private life.
Ford Jr., the son of Dorothy Bowles Ford, married Emily Threlkeld on April 26, 2008, who works in public relations for Carolina Herrera in New York. They have one daughter, Georgia Walker Ford, who was born in December 2013 in New York City.
Named after Ford’s great-grandmother, Georgia, and Threlkeld’s mother’s maiden name, Walker. Their second child, a son, Harold Eugene Ford III, was born in May 2015.Harold Ford Jr.’s daughter is 9 years old and his son is 7 years old.
Dorothy Bowles Ford’s son Ford Jr. was considered Senator Kirsten Gillibrand‘s main challenger in New York in 2010. Sources close to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he would consider endorsing someone “from Mr. Ford.”
However, it was also reported that Mayor Bloomberg called “Mr.Reid that he was not personally involved in efforts to campaign for a Ford candidacy.” Chuck Schumer tried to dissuade Ford from running. On January 11, 2010, Ford’s spokesman stated that Ford had become a supporter of same-sex marriage after he “had heard the debate in state legislatures across the country.”
Dorothy Bowles’ son, Harold Ford Jr., was born May 11, 1970 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.Harold’s full name is Harold Eugene Ford Jr. Harold Ford Jr. graduated from a Montessori public school in the Westwood area. He attended the University of Michigan and later transferred to the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Michigan Law School.
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Is Dorothy Bowles Ford white?
No, Dorothy Bowles is ethnically mixed.