Henry Ford II (1917–1987)

Business executive

Son of Edsel and grandson of Henry Ford, Henry II was president of the Detroit-based Ford Motor Company from 1945 to 1960 and Chief Executive Officer from 1960 to 1979. He was received into the Catholic Church by Abp. Fulton Sheen in 1940, on the day he married Anne McDonnell. He and Ann later divorced and Henry ceased practicing his adopted faith.




P. Collier and D. Horowitz, The Fords: An American Epic

B. Herndon, Ford; an unconventional biography of the men and their times