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Elisha Otis


Nationality, American. Spouse(s), Susan Houghton, Elizabeth Otis. Children, Charles Rollin Otis, Norton Prentice Otis. Engineering career. Significant projects, elevators. Elisha Graves Otis (August...

Elisha Graves Otis | American inventor | Britannica.com


Elisha Graves Otis, (born August 3, 1811, Halifax, Vermont, U.S.—died April 8, 1861, Yonkers, New York) American inventor of the safety elevator. A descendant  ...

Elisha Otis - Elevator Museum


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


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.

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


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 ...

Biography of Elisha Otis - Inventors - About.com


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 Biography (1811-1861) - How Products Are Made


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 Otis - NNDB.com


Elisha Otis. AKA Elisha Graves Otis. Born: 3-Aug-1811. Birthplace: Halifax, VT Died: 8-Apr-1861. Location of death: Yonkers, NY Cause of death: unspecified

Inventor's Challenge - The Science Spot


Invention(s)/Date(s). Nationality. Ben Franklin. Elijah McCoy ... Elisha G. Otis. Etienne Lenoir. Percy L. Spencer ... Invention(s)/Date(s). Nationality. Ben Franklin .

Susan A. Otis (Houghton) (1811 - 1842) - Genealogy - Geni


May 24, 2014 ... Wife of Elisha Graves Otis Mother of Norton Prentiss Otis ... Susan A. Otis (born Houghton) in MyHeritage family trees (mikemather55 Web Site) ...

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Elisha Graves Otis - American Society of Mechanical Engineers


Elisha Graves Otis, a self-taught mechanic with multiple inventions to his credit, is best known for inventing a safety device for elevators that prevented them from ...

Elisha Graves Otis Biography (Inventor) - Infoplease


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

Inventor Elisha Otis Biography - The Great Idea Finder


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 ...