Edsel Bryant Ford


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Noun1.Edsel Bryant Ford - son of Henry Ford (1893-1943)
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Only produced for two years and four months, the Edsel - named for Henry Ford's son, Edsel Bryant Ford, the company president when he died of cancer at age 49 in 1943 - became synonymous with failure or flops.
It will be 80 years in May since Edsel Bryant Ford - son of founder Henry - used a silver spade to cut the first square of turf in the Essex marshlands to begin the construction job.
His son, Edsel Bryant Ford, was named president of Ford Motor Company in 1919.