MILESTONES IN THE LIFE OF HENRY FORD

1863    Born July 30 in Dearborn, Michigan
1888    Married Clara Bryant
1891    Went to work for Edison Illuminating Company
1893    Only child, Edsel Bryant Ford, is born
1896    Built a Quadricycle, his first automobile
1899    Left Edison to work on automobiles
1899    Became Detroit Automobile Company's partner and primary engineer
1903    Ford Motor Company is officially incorporated
1908    Manufacturing of the Model T begins
1910    Highland Park, Michigan plant opens
1913    Automobile assembly line is introduced
1918    Runs for U.S. Senate and loses
1919    Edsel B .Ford becomes president of Ford Motor Company
1927    Production of the Model T ends and the Model A begins
1943    Edsel B. Ford dies at age 49
1947    Henry Ford dies at age 83

Henry Ford

HENRY FORD

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