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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 Otis, American inventor of the safety elevator, shown in an engraving.

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 (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 ...

Elisha Graves Otis

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otis.gif. Inventor's name: Elisha Graves Otis. Date of birth: August 3rd, 1811. Date of death: April 28th, 1861. Invention: Elisha invented the break for the elevator using a tough, steel wagon spring ... Elisha Otis was born in Halifax, Vermont.

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 Facts - Biography - YourDictionary

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The American manufacturer and inventor Elisha Graves Otis (1811-1861) was one of the inventors of the modern elevator and founded a company for their ...

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 ...

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Elisha Graves Otis Biography (Inventor) - Infoplease

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

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, ...

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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 ...