Facts & Figures, Nov. 8, 1948

Ford Finance. Outsiders got a rare glimpse at the financial innards of the Ford Motor Co. when the late Henry Ford's widow—and executrix of his estate— filed an accounting in court. The company, which had been losing money in 1945 and 1946, had improved enough to pay dividends of $2 a share last December and $3 a share last April. About one-third of the $1,907,100 paid on the stock held by the estate went to grandchildren Henry, Benson, William and Josephine Ford, who were left the voting stock. The rest went to the Ford Foundation, which inherited the non-voting...

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