William Clay Ford at Ford Motor Company, April 4, 1955

Summary

William Clay Ford (1925-2014) was Henry Ford's grandson and the youngest of Edsel and Eleanor Clay Ford's four children. After graduating from Yale University in 1949, he started work at Ford Motor Company. William Clay Ford played a lead role in setting Ford's design direction and helped to steer his grandfather's company into the modern era.

William Clay Ford (1925-2014) was Henry Ford's grandson and the youngest of Edsel and Eleanor Clay Ford's four children. After graduating from Yale University in 1949, he started work at Ford Motor Company. William Clay Ford played a lead role in setting Ford's design direction and helped to steer his grandfather's company into the modern era.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

04 April 1955

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.833.106822.3

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.25 in

Width: 10 in

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