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Thomas Alva Edison

 

by Theresa Baldwin

1847-1931

 

Biography

 

Edison's Life

Born in Ohio in 1847

Youngest of seven kids

He had scarlet fever as a child, leaving him almost deaf

He had 1093 inventions

He married Mary Stillwell and had three children

He started his famous laboratory in New Jersey

He attained great fame and fortune for his inventions

His wife died and he remarried and had three more kids

He worked on inventions until his death in 1931

The History of Thomas Edison:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZlxVDdBtFQQ

 

Kinetoscope

1890

Inventions

Lightbulb

1879

Carbon Microphone

1877

Phonograph

1877