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Henry Ford

Henry Ford

Life TimeBorn July 30, 1863 near Dearborn, Michigan Died April 7, 1947 at the age of 83

Life Accomplishments-presented idea of horseless carriage to Thomas Edison in 1896-1903, established Ford Motor company. -1908, introduced Model T and in 1914 started assambly line mass production. -1918 half of all cars in America were model T's

Early Years-At the age of 16, left home and took an apprenticeship as a machinist in Detroit where he learned how to operate steam engines

Legacy-started Ford Motor company -changed the car industry with moving assembly line mass production-known as one of the worlds greatest buisnessmen

Famous Quotes“Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again; this time more intelligently.”“The only real mistake is one from which we learn nothing.”“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said, 'Faster horses.'”“Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars.”



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