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Henry Ford was born July 30 1863 in Wayne County Michigan Henry was raised on a farm in Dearborn and helped his father with the harvest Henry was not interested with school and disliked the farm life He wanted to learn about internal combustion engines At age 16 he landed a job as an apprentice in a machine shop Their he would learn about engines and how they operate After several years of working as an apprentice Henry moved back home and worked part-time for the Westinghouse Engine Company He put together a modest machine shop on his fathers farm and began fooling around with engines and machines During the time he was living at the farm he married Clara Jane Bryant A couple years later Henry and his wife relocated to Detroit because Ford was offered a job to be the chief engineer at Detroit Edison Company In 1896 Ford Built a car that had a 4 horse power engine that could hit 20 miles per hour A very fast speed back then He named it the Quadricycle Runabout and the automobile was sold for 20000 He brought into existence Ford Motor Company on June 16th 1903 In Fords first year his company produced one thousand seven hundred and eight cars An incredible start for the company In 1908 Henry Ford introduced the Model T car designed and sold for any family The Model T revolutionized the American industry Henry Ford believed in selling cars cheap enough so most people could afford it He especially wanted his workers to be able to get to work In 1913 Ford introduced the first assembly line which drastically reduced production time He even instituted the 500-a-day- minimum wage When the United States entered the war in 1917 Ford ordered that his plant begin making things to help win the war Ford had an effective production line which helped him cut costs of his products while
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