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1. Henry Ford Sophia 3rd Grade Social Studies November 2013 2. Quick Facts Birth date: July 30, 1863 in Wayne county, Michigan He died in Dearborn, Michigan on April 7, 1947 He Married Clara Ala Bryant in 1888. He left home at 16 to work as a machinist in Detroit. 3. Henry Fords Characteristics Henry Ford had brown hair, light skin and pale blue eyes. He was a tall and skinny man. 4. Quick Facts In 1883 he was promoted to chief engineer for the Edison illuminating company. Henry built a quadracycle in 1896. Henry ford used the first 19 letters of the alphabet to name the auto mobiles, although some of the cars were never sold to the public. 5. What Henry Ford was best known for In 1903 Henry Ford created the Ford Motor Company. He created the Ford Model T car in 1908, and went on to develop the assembly line mode of production. Half of all cars in 1918 in Amenca were model Ts. Nearly 15,500,000 model ts were sole in the united states. In 1932 Henry ford in troduced his last engineering tnumph: his En blocr, one piece v-8 Engine. 6. Pictures 7. Sources