Henry Ford

Henry Ford

Born: July 30, 1863

Died: April 7, 1947

Nationality: American

Occupation: Businessman, engineering

Biography: Henry Ford was an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. His introduction of the Model T automobile revolutionized transportation and American industry. As owner of the Ford Motor Company, he became one of the richest and best-known people in the world.

Source/Notes: On reasons for the Great Depression, as quoted in The Zanesville Sunday Times-Signal [Zanesville, Ohio] (15 March 1931)
Source/Notes: As quoted in Alfa Romeo. I creatori della Leggenda (1990) by Griffith Borgeson

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