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By Robert Carleton
» Henry Ford was born on 30 th July 1863 on a farm in Greenfield Township in America. » He was the founder of the Ford Motors Company. » He also sponsored the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. » Ford’s launching of the model T refashioned transportation and America automobile industry simultaneously.
» As a proud owner of the Ford Motors Company, Henry grabbed the status of one of the wealthiest and most famous person in the entire world. » Henry married Clara Bryant and had a son called Edsel. » He was sponsored by Aldalf Hitler. » Gave his company to his Grandson, Henry Ford ll. » Henry died of cerebral haemorrhage. » All his cars were sold black around the 1910s-1960s.
»At the age of seven and a half, Henry went to school. »He liked mechanical objects and fixed clocks and watches for people. »Once, he went into a sawmill to see how the steam engine worked and nearly lost a leg because he got it got caught in an engine idle. Thankfully he just got a bruised arm. »Poor Henry was only thirteen when his beloved mother died. »At the age of sixteen Henry ran away. He got a job in Detroit at a electronic power station. »Three years later, Henry’s father wrote to him, begging him to come back. »Henry’s father didn’t encourage Henry into becoming a mechanic but Henry managed to succeed into becoming a very famous one.
» At the age of 25, Henry married Clara Byrant. As a wedding gift Henry’s father gave the couple forty acres of land. Henry and Clara were also blessed with the birth of son: Edsel. » Soon Henry wanted to go to Detroit (again) and eventually Clara agreed. » In the shed of their new house Henry started making a car. After a week, Henry had finished his first car! » Henry’s test drive was a success. On his second ride he brought along a reporter, and Henry got a good report, which was the beginning of his career of fame! » After selling his first car, he kept making more and more cars and soon made the company Ford Motors. He called his car: The Model T.
» In 1926 Henry made new car, The Model A, due to a drop in the sales of The Model T. » All Henry’s cars were sold in black. » Henry did actually give his company to his grandson, Henry Ford the II, when Henry became too old and sick to work in 1945. » The model T was Henry’s first success, and it wasn’t his parents who made that happen, it was himself (because he self-thought himself on how to make cars).
» After passing down his company to his grandson and becoming too old to work, Henry became very ill. » Poor Henry died of cerebral haemorrhage in 1947. » Henry’s company became a bigger and bigger success (and still does) all because Henry used that little smart brain of his to create The Model T.
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