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William Henry Ford

mechanical engineer.

William Henry Ford, American mechanical engineer.

Background

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.

Career

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.

Works

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

Connections

Married Agnes L. Burgess, of Providence, Rhode Island, September 6, 1881.

father:
John Ford

mother:
Phoebe T. (Flaville) Ford

spouse:
Agnes L. Burgess