Henry Ford Timeline

Timeline

Born July 30 in Greenfield Township, Michigan.

1863

Leaves family farm for Detroit to work in machine shops.

1879

Marries Clara Bryant and moves onto a farm.

1888

Makes his first automobile, the Quadricycle.

1896

Ford Motor Company is created and the first Model A appears on the market.

1903

Ford begins manufacturing the famous Model T.

1908

Edsel B. Ford, son of Henry Ford, becomes president of Ford Motor Company.

1919

Develops the Tri-Motor airplane.

1926

Production of the Model T ends.

1927

Builds first V-8 Ford car.

1932

Edsel B. Ford dies at age 49.

1943

Henry Ford dies at age 83.

1947