3/14/1925 - 3/9/2014
NFL Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of William Ford
DETROIT (AP) — William Clay Ford, the last surviving grandchild of automotive pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions football team, has died. He was 88.
Ford Motor Co. said in a statement Sunday that Ford died of pneumonia at his home in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Ford helped steer the family business for more than five decades. He bought one of his own, the National Football League franchise in the Motor City, a half-century ago.
He served as an employee and board member of...