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William Henry Ford

William Henry Ford, American mechanical engineer.


  • Ford, William Henry was born on May 17, 1852 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of John and Phoebe T. (Flaville) Ford.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools Chester and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Chester Academy.


    • Mech. engineer Hinkley Locomotive Works, 1879-1889. Chief drafting department New York Air Brake Company, 1890-1900. Now in business for self.

      Postgraduate and P.D.D. Grand Master.


    • Author: Boiler Making for Boiler Makers, 1885. Symbolism of Odd Fellowship, 1903.


    • Married Agnes L. Burgess, of Providence, Rhode Island, September 6, 1881.
    • father: John Ford
    • mother: Phoebe T. (Flaville) Ford
    • spouse: Agnes L. Burgess
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