Henry Ford

My Name is Jenacsia Sharpe. Im going to be talking about Henry Ford.

Born: July 30,1863. Died: April 7, 1947

Religious Views: was raised episcopalian, but wasn't very devout. he also believed in reincarnation.

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

Hometown: Dearborn, Michigan

Family Members: Father; William Ford Spouse; Clara Ala Bryant Mother; Mary Litogot Ford Son; Edsel Ford.

One of America's foremost industrialists, Henry Ford revolutionized assembly-line modes of production for the automobile. 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 he do for a living: American Industrailist also the founder of the Ford Motor Company

Education Level: Detroit Business Institute

He was married

5 Friends: Thomas Edison, Harvey Fireston, Alexis Carrel, Charles Lindbergh, Al Johnson

Famous Quote: A Business that make nothing but money is a poor business

3 Things i want my classmates to know: When he a young man, Ford repaired watches for his friends and family—and he made his own tools to do it. In 1918, half of all cars in America were Ford Model T's. In 1893, Henry Ford was hired as an engineer for the Edison Illuminating Company and his natural talents promoted him to Chief Engineer.

Marital Status: Married To Clara Ala Bryant

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