Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr was the 38th President of the United States. He survived two assassination attempts during his term, which happened within three weeks of each other in California. Interestingly, both of these attempts were made by women. The first one occurred in the city of Sacramento on September 5, 1975. Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, a follower of Charles Manson, tried to shoot the President with her Colt .45-caliber handgun but was seized by a Secret Service agent. She was later sentenced to life in prison and paroled in 2009.
The second attempt happened seventeen days later in San Francisco when the President was going out of the St. Francis Hotel. Sara Jane Moore standing across the street fired a single round but missed. She spent in prison 32 years being paroled in 2007.