(July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947)
Henry Ford was a prominent American industrialist, the founder of the Ford
Motor Company, and is credited with the development of the assembly line
technique of mass production. His introduction of the Model T automobile
(below) revolutionized transportation and American industry. As owner of
the Ford Motor Company, he became one of the richest and best-known
people in the world.
Henry Ford beside his Model T automobile