Nationality, American. Spouse(s), Susan Houghton, Elizabeth Otis. Children,
Charles Rollin Otis, Norton Prentice Otis. Engineering career. Significant projects,
elevators. Elisha Graves Otis (August...
A descendant of a James Otis who immigrated from England to New England in
... Elisha Graves Otis, (born August 3, 1811, Halifax, Vermont, U.S.—died April 8,
Biography of Elisha Graves Otis, Inventor of the elevator brake.
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.
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. 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 ...
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 ...
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.
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