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Eileen Ford dies at 92; Ford Models co-founder was industry leader
Eileen Ford dies at 92; Ford Models co-founder was industry leader

Eileen Ford, the co-founder of Ford Models, died Wednesday, a spokesperson for the company confirmed Thursday. She was 92.  Ford, who co-founded the agency with her husband, Gerald Ford, is widely credited with pioneering the modern modeling agency. Ford Models released a statement calling her "an industry icon and pioneer." "Everyone in the Ford Models family will miss her dearly. Eileen’s contributions to the modeling and fashion industries are unmatched," the company said. "She founded Ford Models 68 years ago and due to her unwavering passion, curiosity and drive, grew Ford into one of the world’s most prestigious agencies. "We are incredibly proud and grateful for her...

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