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  1. Ford, Henry
    IPA[fôrd]
    • 1. (1863–1947), US automobile manufacturer. A pioneer of large-scale mass production, he founded the Ford Motor Company, which produced the Model T in 1909. Control of the company passed to his grandson, Henry Ford II (1917–1987), in 1945.

    • a city in southeastern Michigan, southwest of Detroit, home to the Ford Motor Company and to the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village; population 86,477 (est. 2008).
    • (born 1924) US industrialist; full name Lido Anthony Iacocca. He was president of Ford Motor Company 1970–78 before leading the Chrysler Corporation 1978–92.
    • (1863–1947), American motor manufacturer. A pioneer of large-scale mass production, he founded the Ford Motor Company, which in 1909 produced his famous Model T. Control of the company passed to his grandson, Henry Ford II (1917–1987) in 1945.
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