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Edsel Ford

AKA Edsel Bryant Ford

Born: 6-Nov-1893
Birthplace: Detroit, MI
Died: 26-May-1943
Location of death: Detroit, MI
Cause of death: Cancer - Stomach
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, MI

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President of Ford, 1919-43

Though he was long dead and deserves none of the blame, Edsel Ford became the namesake of Ford's Edsel division, which marketed heavily-stylized and slow-selling cars from 1957-60.

Father: Henry Ford (Founder of Ford Motor Company, b. 1863, d. 1947)
Mother: Clara Jane Bryant (b. 1866, m. 11-Apr-1888, d. 1950)
Wife: Eleanor Lowthian Clay (b. 1896, m. 1919 until his death, d. 1976, three sons, one daughter)
Son: Henry Ford II (b. 1917, d. 1987)
Son: Benson Ford (b. 1919, d. 1978)
Daughter: Josephine Ford (b. 1923, d. 2005)
Son: William Clay Ford, Sr. (b. 1925)

    Ford Motors President (1919-43)
    Ford Foundation Co-Founder, primary benefactor
    Ford Family


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