Henry Ford

Biography Project for Mrs. Hemry's 8th grade Language Arts class
Made by: GB 3rd Hour

Henry Ford was born on July 20th, 1863 Greenfield Township, Wayne County, Michigan

and died April 7th, 1947

Significance Events in Henry Ford's Life

  • Great Depression
  • World War 1 and 2

Henry Ford's Childhood

Henry Ford was raised on a farm. He had a lot of chores most of the days. When he was ten his father gave him a watch, Henry took the watch apart and put it back together.  At thirteen Henry's mother passed away.  

People who Influnnced Henry Ford's Life

William Ford was Henry Ford's father who gave him the watch he took apart.

Margaret Ford was Henry Ford's mother who died when he was young.

Clara Ford was Henry Ford's sister who  supported him the whole way.

Jim Bishop helped Henry Ford built there first automobile  

Unique Facts

Henry Ford took apart his father's watch and put it back together when he was a boy.

Ford beat Wilton who held the world record for the fastest car at that time

A dentist from Chicago bought Henry Ford's first car

Henry Ford's Accomplishments

Around 2.a.m on July 4, 1896 the first vehicle was built by Ford.

Ford ran a sawmill on a farm for 3 years.

By 1899 dozens of small companies manufacture because of Henry Ford.

July 1903 a desist from Chicago bought the first Ford for $850

Theme of Henry Ford's Life

The theme of Henry Ford's life is that you can do what ever you want if you put your mind to it.

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