Henry Ford Essay

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[pic] Henry Ford | Principio del formulario [pic][pic][pic] Final del formulario Principio del formulario Final del formulario Principio del formulario Final del formulario | | | | | | |Henry Ford, the son of farmer, was born in Greenfield, Michigan on 30th July, 1863. He left school at 15 to work on his father's farm but in 1879 he | |moved to Detroit where he became an apprentice in a machine shop. To help him survive on his low wages he spent his evenings repairing clocks and | |watches. | | | |Ford returned to Greenfield after his father gave him 40 acres to start his own farm. He disliked farming and spent much of the time trying to build a| |steam road carriage and a farm locomotive. Unable to settle at Greenfield, Ford returned to Detroit to work as an engineer for the Edison Illuminating| |Company. | | | |During this period Ford read an article in the World of Science about how the German engineer, Nicholas Otto, had built a internal combustion engine. | |Ford now

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