Founder of Ford Motor Company who developed the assembly-line process for mass production; one of his first cars was the Model T.
He repaired watches in his teenage years.
He was not the inventor of the automobile; however, he made automobiles affordable for middle-class Americans; he founded the Ford Motor Company.
He married Clara Ala Bryant and together they had a son, Edsel; he was one of the most recognizable and richest entrepreneurs of his age.
He was encouraged by Thomas Edison to continue developing the Ford automobile.
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