Martha Ford takes Detroit Lions helm

2:42 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Martha Ford takes Detroit Lions helm

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The team says Vice-Chairman Bill Ford, Jr., will handle day-to-day oversight of the NFL franchise.
Allen Park As expected, Martha Ford, wife of the late William Clay Ford Sr., will take over ownership of the Detroit Lions. Pursuant to long-established succession plans, Mr. Fords controlling interest in the Lions passes to Mrs. Martha Ford, read a statement from the team.