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Scientist report 1800-1900

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Chance Williams

on 20 March 2017

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Transcript of Scientist report 1800-1900

Mother was a huge influence and teacher.

Early influence- telegrapher and inventor Franklin Leonard Pope

Was in a rivalry with Nikola Tesla about use of direct current electricity.
Knowledge of others
Quadruplex telegraph


Light bulb

Motion picture- Kinetograph

Battery for Model T Ford
Taught at home by mother and self taught.

Read R.G. Parker's "School of Natural Philosophy" and "The Cooper Union For The Advancement of Science and Art."

Became a telegraph operator.

Entrepreneur- started 14 companies including General Electric.

Favorite past times are reading and experimenting.
He was born in Milan Ohio on Febuary 11, 1847.

His father is Samuel Ogden Edison.

His mother is Nancy Mathews Elliot.

He was home schooled.

He had a hearing problem at a early age from scarlet fever.

Married Mary Stillwell in 1871 and had three children .

He died on October 18, 1931.


Thomas Edison 1800-1900
Science Accomplishments


By Chance Williams
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