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Henry Ford Leaves Edison To Start Car Company

Photo: Keystone Features/Hulton Archive (Getty Images)On August 15, 1899, a chief engineer at the Edison Illuminating Company’s main plant. That may not seem like a big deal, but that engineer would go on to become one of the men who revolutionized the automotive industry. That engineer was Henry Ford.(Welcome to Today in History, the series where…
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