Henry Ford : A Major Part Of History

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Henry Ford

A major part of history started during the Industrial Revolution when Henry Ford founded The Ford Motor Company. Ford’s family had a part in the company with ideas and presidency. The first ideas of the company came out of Ford’s backyard with him using a bicycle to make a vehicle. The assembly line had a big impact that affected other companies by making production much faster. A wide variety of vehicles made patrons be interested in seeing what kind of inventions could be made next. Ford had a lot of great inventions still used today, like things that sped up production and made products more durable. Henry Ford was born July 30, 1863 to the mother, Mary Litogot Ford (1839-1876), and the father, William Ford (December 10, 1826-1905). Henry got married to Clara Jane Bryant April 11, 1888 and have their only child, Edsel Ford, on November 6, 1893. Edsel had a short life and passed away before Clara and Henry due to cancerous ulcers that were inoperable, but not before he had four children with his wife Eleanor Ford. Henry died of unknown causes with doctors stating his health was in great condition. The Ford Motor Company was founded by Henry Ford. It was incorporated on June 16, 1903, the company had twelve associate inventors including Ford, a few of the main inventors were John and Horace Dodge who later went on to create their own motor company. The first vehicle built and designed by Ford was created in his backyard with bicycle parts and a 4-horse…

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