The stockholders at the Ford Motor Company initially rejected the idea of developing a tractor for the small farmer, so Henry Ford and his son, Edsel Ford
formed a new company, Henry Ford and Son, to assemble the first Fordson tractor in 1917.
After Ford Motor Company CEO Edsel Ford
succumbed to cancer at the age of 49 in May 1943, his father, 80-year-old company founder Henry Ford, had come out of semi-retirement to run the firm.
Ford is the great-grandson of Edsel Ford
, who created the Ford Foundation in 1936.
"Our dealers are valued partners in growing the business, but today we honor their dedication to enriching the communities they operate within," said Edsel Ford
II, who chairs the Salute to Dealers awards program and is a Ford director.
The three high schools in the district (Dearborn High, Edsel Ford
and Fordson) formed three separate feeder tracks, and an executive director of student achievement position was created to organize instructional supervision in each.
When company President Edsel Ford
(Henry Ford's son) died suddenly in 1943, Ford returned to the helm.
To suggest that Andrew Carnegie, Henry and Edsel Ford
and Bill Gates shouldn't be classified as such is arrogant, foolish and conceited.
John Dean describes the role of Edsel Ford
, Henry's son, in making this mural happen, and Linda Downs sheds light on the impact of Rivera's relationship with DIA director, William R.
The model was originally designed as a one-off for Ford chief Edsel Ford
for a trip to Europe in 1938.
But the bigger thing that I took away is that Edsel Ford
The prize - which has since been accompanied by a $10,000 cheque from Edsel Ford
, greatgrandson of the famous motor company's founder, Henry Ford, to go to a charity in the North-east - recognises people within the Ford business who have gone "beyond their showroom doors to make a difference".