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Edsel

much bruited automobile fails on market (1950s). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 78]
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That's why the owners of American Classic Car Sales were thrilled to discover this 1959 Edsel Ranger -- a real head turner with its stunning red and white exterior, fender skirts as large as your front door, 6" white wall tires, and -- sweet
The Ford House, which is located in Grosse Pointe Shores, is a collaboration of the work of former Ford Motor Company President Edsel Ford, architect Albert Kahn, landscape architect Jens Jensen, and industrial designer Walter Dorwin Teague.
When Edsel Ford died in 1943, Gregorie lost his benefactor and he returned to yachts.
The father, Edsel Ballard, told the Indianapolis Metro Police Department that the burglary suspect should learn to read warning labels.
But the bigger thing that I took away is that Edsel Ford is a
Even though Henry appointed Edsel company president at the young age of twenty-five, the elder Ford still controlled 55 percent of the stock in the family-owned business.
In contrast, Edsel was kinder and more urbane than his father and far more willing to change the company to meet new challenges.
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Fire Commissioner Edsel Jenkins accepted the donation, which included carbon monoxide detectors and thermal imaging cameras and was made through the Leary Firefighters Foundation.
He and wife Sadie were invited to the London premiere of the film by author Robert Edsel, who first told them of Ted's heroism and who wrote the book on which the film is based.
In 1996, the writer Robert Edsel was walking across the Ponte Vecchio in Florencethe only bridge not destroyed by the Nazis during World War IIwhen he had an unexpected thought.
A statement by Alkhozai office said : " Alkhozai received the credentials of the new Philippine ambassador to Iraq, Edsel Boumberos and discussed with him to strengthen bilateral relations.
Company director Edsel Ford II, great-grandson of founder Henry Ford, said Mulally will not be leaving the company until the end of 2014, echoing Ford's repeated insistence that the 68-year-old will fulfil his current contract with the car maker.