] that book by Henry Ford "The International Jew. Symphonic composer Ferde Grofe composed a tone poem in Henry Ford's honor (1938). He contributed substantially to the community building a chapel and schoolhouse and employing numerous local residents.
As owner of the Ford Motor Company he became one of the richest and best-known people in the world. Ford left most of his vast wealth to the Ford Foundation but arranged for his family to control the company permanently. Ford had a global vision with consumerism as the key to peace.