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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


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,  ...

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, ...

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 ...

Elisha Otis - NNDB


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

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 (1811 - 1861) - Genealogy - Geni


Genealogy for Elisha Graves Otis (1811 - 1861) family tree on Geni, with over 150 ... Otis was born in Halifax, Vermont to Stephen Otis, Jr. and Pheobe Glynn.

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 ...

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 .

US Inventors - EnchantedLearning.com


Chester F. Carlson was born in Seattle, Washington, USA. As a teenager, Carlson ..... Elisha Graves Otis (1811-1861) was an American mechanic and inventor.

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Elisha Graves Otis Biography (Inventor) - Infoplease


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

Elisha Graves Otis - The American Society of Mechanical Engineers


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


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 ...