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Thomas Edison

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Inventor/Businessman Thomas Edison Thomas Alva Edison He was born February 11, 1847 in Milan, OH.
He dropped out of his Michigan school. He
was an inventor and a businessman. He had two wives Mary Stilwell (m. 1871
–1884) Mina Miller (m. 1886 – 1931) Wives Phonograph The Phonograph was invented by Thomas Edison in 1877. It records and reproducing of sound recording.It plays on a device that generally consists of wavy lines that are either scratched, engraved or grooved onto a cylinder or disc. Marion Estelle Edison (1873–1965)
Thomas Alva Edison Jr. (1876–1935)
William Leslie Edison (1878–1937)
Madeleine Edison (1888–1979)
Charles Edison (1890–1969)
Theodore Miller Edison (1898–1992) Children Motion Picture Camera The first motion picture camera in the United States was created by Thomas Alva Edison. Edison filed a patent on August 24, 1891 for a Kinetographic Camera. Religion Thomas Edison was Deist. Parents Samuel Ogden Edison, Jr. (1804–1896)
Nancy Matthews Elliott (1810–1871) Nationality American Relatives Lewis Miller (father-in-law) Signature Thomas Edison Education School Dropout Beginning of his Career Thomas Edison began his career as an inventor in Newark, New Jersey, with the automatic repeater and his other improved telegraphic devices, but the invention that first gained him notice was the phonograph in 1877. Telegraph Edison became a telegraph operator after he saved three-year-old Jimmie MacKenzie from being struck by a runaway train. Jimmie's father, station agent J.U. MacKenzie of Mount Clemens, Michigan, was so grateful that he trained Edison as a telegraph operator. Died October 18, 1931(1931-10-18) (aged 84)
West Orange, New Jersey, U.S.
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