Famous people of the 1920's

BY : Joshua Daniel

Birth: July 30, 1863

Death date: April 7, 1947 (aged 83)

Religious Views: Henry Ford was raised Episcopalian, but wasn't very devout. He also believed in reincarnation.

Political Views: Ford was deeply antisemitic, making him a hero of Hitler and the Nazis.

HomeTown: Dearborn, Michigan

Family Member: Clara Ala Bryant Wife, Edsel Ford Son, William Ford Father, Mary Litogot Ford Mother

About Me: Born on July 30, 1863, near Dearborn, Michigan, Henry Ford created the Ford Model T car in 1908 and went on to develop the assembly line mode of production, which revolutionized the industry. As a result, Ford sold millions of cars and became a world-famous company head. The company lost its market dominance but had a lasting impact on other technological development and U.S. infrastructure. In the first several years of their marriage, Ford supported himself and his new wife by running a sawmill. In 1891, he returned with Clara to Detroit, where he was hired as an engineer for the Edison Illuminating Company. Rising quickly through the ranks, he was promoted to chief engineer two years later. Around the same time, Clara gave birth to the couple’s only son, Edsel Bryant Ford. On call 24 hours a day for his job at Edison, Ford spent his irregular hours on his efforts to build a gasoline-powered horseless carriage, or automobile. In 1896, he completed what he called the “Quadricycle,” which consisted of a light metal frame fitted with four bicycle wheels and powered by a two-cylinder, four-horsepower gasoline engine.What did this person do for a living: Sell ford cars and he was the owner go it to.

What was their highest education level? Detroit business institute

Marital  Status: Married Clara Ala Bryant

Five people want to be his friend: i couldn't find no friends i look everywhere

Famous Quote: If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.

what are 3 things you want your classmates to know about your person: 1. Built his first gasoline-powered horseless carriage, the Quadricycle, in the shed behind his home 2. At 16, he left home for the nearby city of Detroit, where he found apprentice work as a machinist. 3. Ford sold the Quadricycle in order to continue building other vehicles

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