The Capitol Dome

Summer 2012

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May 3, 2011 MICHIGAN CHANGES STATUE IN NATIONAL STATUARY HALL COLLECTION Gerald Ford (1913–2006) was briefly a lawyer before enlisng in the Navy in 1942. Aer the war, he began a 25-year congres- sional career followed by service as U.S. vice-president and then president.When he died, he lay in state in the Capitol rotunda. His statue replaced one of Zachariah Chandler, an an-slavery advocate who representedMichigan in the Senate. Gerald R. Ford, Jr. by J. Bre Grill Decorave painters fromthe Office of the Architect of the Capitol work on the renovaons in the Old Senate Chamber. 2011–2012 The Old Senate Chamber is renovated and restoredmore accurately to its 1859 appearance. THE CAPITOL DOME 41 2010 2011 2012 ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL (BOTH)

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