Fun Henry Ford Facts


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1. Henry Ford was Charles Lindbergh's first passenger in the Spirit of St. Louis.
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2. Henry Ford named his cars with letters from the alphabet. The Model T was the most famous.
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3. Henry Ford built his first car, the Quadricycle in a tool shed behind the house he was renting with this wife Clara.
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4. Henry Ford was the first of six children.
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5. Henry Ford wouldn't let any of his workers drive the cars of his competitors, and he fired anyone who did.
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6. Henry Ford, father of the Automobile, is also father of the charcoal briquette.
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7. In 1903 Henry Ford helped establish the Ford Motor Company.

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8. In 1916, 55% of all cars on American roads were Ford Model T's.
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9. At one point in the early 60's, Henry Ford II (Henry Ford's grandson) tried to buy Ferrari.
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10. Henry Ford was raised on a farm but disliked farm life.
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11. Henry Ford never had a driver's license.
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12. Henry Ford astonished the world in 1914 by offering a $5 per day wage ($110 today), which more than doubled the rate of most of his workers.
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13. You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do. - Henry Ford
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14. Henry Ford produced the model T only in black because the black paint available at the time was the fastest to dry.

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