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The last billionaire, Henry Ford

Richards, William C.

The last billionaire, Henry Ford

by Richards, William C.

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Published by C. Scribner"s in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby William C. Richards.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 88/3390 (C)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationix, 422 p.
Number of Pages422
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1826428M
LC Control Number89893390

  But Henry Ford was the first SELF-MADE Billionaire. According to the book (“Lean Enterprise: A Synergistic Approach to Minimizing Waste”) by William A. Levinson and Raymond Rerick: Ford was the world’s first self-made billionaire (in an era when a billion dollars was an inconceivable fortune) and his enterprises transformed the entire world. Henry Ford (J – April 7, ) was an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. This book is the original autobiographical work by Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company. His introduction of the Model T automobile revolutionized transportation and American industry. As.

  Henry Ford. Lived – Estimated net worth: $ billion (Forbes — this estimate is based on Henry Ford's peak wealth compared to U.S. G.D.P. at the time he had his peak wealth, and was converted to dollars.) Well known for founding the Ford Motor Company. Compared with Richards' The Last Billionaire (P. ) this seems a deeper, more incisive exploration into the person known through his public manifestations. Acknowledging his genius as a mechanic, his daring, this contrasts his fumbling gestures on the labor front, his identification with prejudice groups, the fact vs the fiction spread by public relations, and then goes on to the equivocal.

  “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” —Henry Ford. He produced the first car that many middle-class Americans could actually afford. And by doing so, he got rich—billionaire rich. Henry reached figure status by . Of the 90 billionaires and their spouses who have donated to Trump over the last three years, 54% did not give to the president’s campaign in , according to an analysis of Federal Election.


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The top photo in the post shows an old and feeble Henry Ford being escorted to the Awards Banquet during the Automobile Golden Jubilee, May Henry Ford had already been in two unsuccessful automobile manufacturing ventures before and the founding of the Ford Motor Company.

In none of the three ventures did he put up any actual cash. In each instance, he swapped his mechanical know-how and improved motor for an inter­est in the company—always a mi­nority interest—and went.

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