Unlike its Mercury division, Ford Motor Company’s Lincoln brand was originally a separate company, founded in 1917 by Henry Martyn Leland, the founder of Cadillac. Henry Leland was one of the best and most respected engineers of the early auto industry, an expert in mass production and precision manufacturing. His life, however, is a tragic tale of broken promises and dashed hopes, the story of a great man brought down by the pettiness and venality of a new era that no longer had any place for great men. This week, we look at the career of Henry Leland, founder of Cadillac and Lincoln.
Support Ate Up With Motor
Please note that while contributions are appreciated, they are NOT required. We don't charge a fee to access any content on the Ate Up With Motor website. Contributions go to the site proprietor’s operating and personal/living expenses and are NOT tax deductible. (Ate Up With Motor is not a nonprofit organization!)
FTC Disclosure Notice