10 Fun Facts About Henry Ford

In 1916, Ford won the Republican presidential primary in Michigan without even campaigning. Many Americans wished to see Ford in the White House. In preparation for the 1924 election, his supporters established Ford-for-President clubs all over the nation. Upon hearing that Ford was considering running for US president, Hitler told the Chicago Tribune, “I wish that I could send some of my shock troops to Chicago and other big American cities to help in the elections.”