William Clay Ford


Lions Will Wear Patch Honoring William Clay Ford During Upcoming Season

Ford passed away on March 9 at the age of 88 after owning the Detroit Lions since 1964.

97.1 The Ticket–07/21/2014

(Photo credit: Thinkstock)

Ford Fund Announces Automotive Design Scholarships

The Ford Motor Co. Fund will award a $1 million grant for scholarships commemorating William Clay Ford’s contributions to the automaker’s design legacy.


DEARB0RN, MI - JUNE 16: Bill Ford, Jr. (L), chairman and CEO of Ford Motor Co., and his father, William Clay Ford Sr., retired vice chairman of Ford's board of directors, attend the automaker's 48th annual shareholders meeting in this handout photo by Ford June 16, 2003 in Dearborn, Michigan. (Photo by Getty Images)

Sports, Business Leaders Recall William Clay Ford

More members of the sports and business communities are sharing their memories of William Clay Ford, the last surviving grandchild of automotive pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions.

97.1 The Ticket–03/10/2014


Statement From Tigers, Red Wings And Pistons On The Passing Of William Clay Ford Sr.

“We are saddened by the passing of William Clay Ford, Sr. and extend our condolences to the entire Ford family, the Ford Motor Company, the Lions organization and all of his employees.”

97.1 The Ticket–03/10/2014

American and Ford flags will fly at half-staff for a 30-day period. (WWJ/Tony Ortiz)

Detroit Lions President Reflects On William Clay Ford, Sr. Legacy

William Clay Ford, Sr. purchased the team in November 1963 and served as its chairman until his death.

97.1 The Ticket–03/09/2014

William Clay Ford. (photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)

Lions Owner, Board Member Of Ford Motor Co. William Clay Ford, Sr. Dead At 88

The last surviving grandson of Ford Motor Company founder Henry Ford is gone. William Clay Ford, Sr. died Sunday at the age of 88.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2014

CANTON, OH - AUGUST 04: Charlie Sanders (L) and Detroit Lions owner William Clay Ford, Sr. unveil Sanders' bust during the Class of 2007 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony August 4, 2007 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

William Clay Ford Makes Statement On Hiring Of Jim Caldwell

The Lions are holding a press conference Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Ford Field to introduce Caldwell as the new coach.

CBS Detroit–01/14/2014