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Ford, George Ross, Sr., 1882-1938



  • Existence: 1882 (date of birth) - 1938 (date of death) - 1938


George Ross Ford, Sr. was the son of Edward Ford, founder of the Edward Ford Plate Glass Company. He assumed the presidency of the company in 1920, when his father died, and served in this role until its merger with the Libbey-Owens Sheet Glass Company in 1930. After the merger, he served as a vice president of Libbey-Owens-Ford Company.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Edward Ford Family Papers

Identifier: MS-0186
Scope and Contents The Edward Ford Family Papers, 1907-1947 consist of correspondence, financial records, house construction records, and ephemera. Most items are sorted chronologically, although financial records are in alphabetical order, as the original owner filed them. Family correspondence includes many letters from Edward Ford’s grandson George Ross Ford Jr. to his family from boarding school and from later years of his life, as well as a few letters from George’s teachers to his parents and...
Dates: 1907-1947 ; Majority of material found within 1931-1933