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date: 15 June 2024

Ford Motor Company. 

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World
Author(s):
Harm G. SchröterHarm G. Schröter

The founder of the Ford Motor company, Henry Ford, was born into a well-to-do farmer's family in 1863 in Wayne County, near Dearborne, Michigan. He attended school only four years. As an engineer at Edison Illuminating Company he constructed the self-powered Quadricycle. In ... ...

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