Elisha Graves Otis (August 3, 1811 – April 8, 1861) was an American industrialist,
founder of the Otis Elevator Company, and inventor of a safety device that
prevents elevators from falling if...
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Biography of Elisha Graves Otis, Inventor of the elevator brake.
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
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
Genealogy for Elisha Graves Otis (1811 - 1861) family tree on Geni, with over ...
After Otis's death in 1861, his sons, Charles and Norton, built on his heritage, ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
The man riding the hoist was Elisha Graves Otis, the founder and namesake of
our company. With his safety brake, Otis literally started the elevator industry.