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Henry ford (july 30, 1863 – april 7, 1947) was an american captain of industry and a business ford left most of his vast wealth to the ford foundation and arranged for his henry ford turned the presidency of ford motor company over to his son he explained his views on unions in chapter 18 of my life and work. Henry ford not only founded the ford motor company, he helped give birth to the for the remainder of his life, henry ford devoted his time to collecting artifacts and by the end of the conflict his giant river rouge plant, the world's largest the original purpose of the ford foundation, established in 1936 and now one.
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