Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American
inventor and ... Thomas Edison was born in Milan, Ohio, and grew up in Port
Huron, Michigan. He was the seventh and la...
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including his multitudes of patents in technologies like the ...
The inventor of the light bulb, phonograph, and motion picture, Thomas Edison
was granted 400 patents from 1879 to 1886. Though he changed technology ...
Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio; the seventh
and last child of Samuel and Nancy Edison. When Edison was seven his family ...
Thomas Alva Edison was the most prolific inventor in American history. ... Edison
was born in 1847 in the canal town of Milan, Ohio, the last of seven children.
Contrary to popular belief, Thomas Edison was not born into poverty in a
backwater mid-western town. Actually, he was born -on Feb. 11, 1847 - to middle-
Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847, in Milan, Ohio. He was the
seventh and last child born to Samuel Edison Jr. and Nancy Elliott Edison, and ...
Thomas Alva Edison was born to Sam and Nancy on February 11, 1847, in Milan,
Ohio. Known as "Al" in his youth, Edison was the youngest of seven children, ...
Born: February 11, 1847. Milan, Ohio Died: October 18, 1931. West Orange, New
Jersey American inventor. The American inventor Thomas Edison held ...
A Brief Biography of Thomas Alva Edison written by John D. Venable
GODFATHER OF INDUSTRY “But the man whose clothes were always wrinkled,