Henry Ford (1863-1947)

Henry Ford, industrialist and founder of the Ford Motor Company, was born on this day in 1863. Ford maintained a winter home in Fort Myers, near his friend and fellow giant of American innovation, Thomas Edison.

Thomas A. Edison, John Burroughs and Henry Ford, Fort Myers, ca. 1914

Thomas A. Edison, John Burroughs and Henry Ford, Fort Myers, ca. 1914