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Elisha Otis

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Nationality, American. Spouse(s), Susan Houghton, Elizabeth Otis. Children, Charles Rollin Otis, Norton Prentice Otis. Engineering career. Projects, elevators. Elisha Graves Otis (August 3, 1811 –...

Elisha Graves Otis | American inventor | Britannica.com

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Elisha Graves Otis, (born August 3, 1811, Halifax, Vermont, U.S.—died April 8, ... Elisha Graves Otis developed the first safe steam-powered roped elevators with ...

Elisha Otis - Elevator Museum

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Elisha Otis. Born August 3, 1811 - Died April 8, 1861. Improvement in Hoisting Mechanism. Patent No. 31, 128. Elisha Graves Otis didn't invent the elevator, ...

Elisha Graves Otis Biography (1811-1861) - How Products Are Made

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Elisha Otis, a descendant of revolutionary patriot James Otis (1725-1783), was born near Halifax, Vermont. He left his family's successful farm at the ageof ...

Inventor Elisha Otis Biography - The Great Idea Finder

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Mar 26, 2007 ... In 1852 Elisha Graves Otis, invented the first safety brake for elevators. With his installation of the first safe elevator in 1853 he literally started ...

Biography of Elisha Otis - Inventors - About.com

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circa 1855: Elisha Graves Otis (1811-1861). American inventor, devised automatic safety brake for elevators 1852-53, patented a steam elevator 1861, founder ...

Elisha Graves Otis - Fact Monster

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Elisha Graves Otis. Born: 1811. Birthplace: Halifax, Vt. Improvement in hoisting apparatus—Otis built the first modern passenger elevator which used his ...

Who Made America? | Innovators | Elisha Otis - PBS

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Elisha Otis. Born: 1811, Halifax, VT Died: 1861, Yonkers, NY. Did You Know? At P.T. Barnum's Traveling World's Fair in New York, Otis rode up in an elevator ...

Otis, Elisha Graves - Overview, Personal Life, Career Details, Social ...

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The family of Elisha Graves Otis had roots in New England that stretched back to the seventeenth century. Elisha, the son of Stephen and Phoebe Otis was born ...

Elisha Otis: The Inventor | Otis Passenger Elevator

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Elisha Graves Otis was plagued by business failure and debt for the majority of his life. Several business ... Otis was born in Vermont in 1811. He would have ...

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Elisha Graves Otis - American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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Little is known about the early life of Elisha Graves Otis (1811 – 1861), the youngest of six children born to Stephen Otis and Phoebe Glynn in Halifax, VT. At age ...

Elisha Graves Otis Biography (Inventor) - Infoplease

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Biography of Elisha Graves Otis, Inventor of the elevator brake.

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Elisha Otis was born near Halifax, Vt., where his father was for many years a justice of the peace and a state legislator. He received a common education in his ...