henry ford

  • birth

  • worked as a machinist

    left home in1879 to work as a machinist
  • married a girl named clara in 1888 and lived of a sawmill that he ran

  • 1891 became engineer with the Edison Illuminating company in Detriot

  • 1893 hot head engineer job at work

  • These experiments culminated in 1896 with the completion of his own self-propelled vehicle-the Quadricycle

  • After two unsuccessful attempts to establish a company to manufacture automobiles, the Ford Motor Company was incorporated in 1903 with Henry Ford as vice-president and chief engineer

  • Henry Ford realized his dream of producing an automobile that was reasonably priced, reliable, and efficient with the introduction of the Model T in 1908