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Click your way through the life and achievements of Henry Ford.

July 30, 1863
The Life of Henry Ford Henry Ford was born near Detroit, Michigan to farmers William Ford and Mary Litogot. As a child, Ford loved machines. He often reassembled clocks, earning him the reputation of "watch-repairman," showing the innovative individual Ford was even as a boy. (Watts 2006) Click here to view video footage of workers at the assembly line. (Ford 1918)
* Images courtesy of The Henry Ford Museum