Henry Ford By ethan house

Part 1. Date of Birth: July 30, 1863. Date of Death: April 7, 1947. Education: Goldsmith, Bryant and Stratton Buissness College in Detroit. Early Life: he was a famed automobile manufacturer, when Ford was 13 years old he father bought him a pocket watch, where he then took the watch apart and put it back together his friends and family were surprised and then wanted him to fix their watches too.

Part 2. In 1888 Henry married his wife Clara ala Bryant then starting farming once again to feed his family. Three years later he was hired to work as an engineer for Edison Illuminating Company. One year later he got promoted to Cheif Engineer. In those years he was planning to make a horse carriage, in 1896 he made his first model, the ford quadrocycle. In that same year, he attended a meeting with Edison executive, which then got him to presenting his ideas to Thomas Edison. After a couple times building cars and companies, in 1903, Henry Ford established the Ford Motor Company. Ford introduced the Model T in October 1908, and for multiple years, the company posted 100 percent gains. But, Ford became renowned for his revolutionary vision the manufacture of an inexpensive automobile made by skilled workers who earn somewhat good wages. In 1914, he sponsored the development of the moving assembly line technique of mass production. So he introduced the $5 per-day wage, thinking it was a good way to keep the hired workers to still work, half of all the cars were Model-T's. Henry Ford's was marked by contradictory viewpoints. In business, Ford offered profit sharing to pick employees who stayed with the company for six months or more, most importantly, who conducted their lives in a respectable manner. The company's looked into an employee’s drinking, gambling and other uncouth activities to determine eligibility for participation. Ford was also an ardent pacifist and was in World War I, even funding a peace ship to Europe. Later, in 1936, Ford and his family gave up the Ford Foundation to provide ongoing grants for research, education and development. Henry Ford died of a cerebral hemorrhage on April 7, 1947, at the age of 83, near his Dearborn estate. Ford, considered one of America's leading businessmen, is credited today for helping to build America's economy during the nation's early years. His legacy will live on for decades to come. DIRECT QUOTE: Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently - Henry Ford

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