Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American
inventor and businessman. He developed many devices that greatly influenced ...
"He led no armies into battle, he conquered no countries, and he enslaved no
peoples... Nonetheless, he exerted a degree of power the magnitude of which no
Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio; the seventh
and last child of Samuel and Nancy Edison. When Edison was seven his family ...
Thomas Edison. NPS Photo. People often say Edison was a genius. He
answered, "Genius is hard work, stick-to-it-iveness, and common sense." Thomas
Thomas Edison's Inventions have made profound impacts on society. So many of
Thomas Edison's inventions are held in such high regard that he is considered ...
Apr 15, 2016 ... Thomas Alva Edison, (born February 11, 1847, Milan, Ohio, U.S.—died October
18, 1931, West Orange, New Jersey) American inventor who, ...
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Edison retires as a telegraph operator to devote his time to invention. He patents
several telegraph devices and moves to New York City, where he works for the ...
Thomas Edison and the First Phonograph August 12, 1877. The next time you
listen to a favorite album, you can thank Thomas Edison for discovering the