First published in 1958 by Charles Scribneras Sons, Independent Man is the only book-length biography of one of Michiganas most remarkable men. His many careers embraced both the business and political spheres. Couzens was a prominent business man who helped shape Ford Motor Company but he left the company when he and Henry Ford clashed over politics. Upon leaving Ford, Couzens began his career in politics. He first served as Detroitas police commissioner. He went on to a controversial term as mayor of Detroit and then represented Michigan in the U. S. Senate. This book reveals the life of a truly unique and inspirational man.... and he knew that Ford was a customer. But he paid very little attention to him, not finding him then a man worth much attention. ... many a time, a 15 he said. Before long, Couzens was so much a part of the THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY 37.
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