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Thomas Alva Edison The “Father” of Light Bulb

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor, scientist and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.

Thomas Edison was born in Milan, Ohio, and grew up in Port Huron, Michigan. He was the seventh and last child of Samuel «The Iron Shovel» Edison, Jr. (1804–1896) (born in Marshalltown, Nova Scotia, Canada) and Nancy Matthews Elliott (1810–1871). He considered himself to be of Dutch ancestry.

Edison’s mother schooled him. Much of his education came from reading R.G. Parker’s School of Natural Philosophy and The Cooper Union. Edison had hearing problems at an early age. The cause of his deafness had been attributed to scarlet fever during childhood and untreated middle ear infections

At age of 15 becomes a manager of telegraph office and produces his first invention-the transmitter.

1878 -The Edison Electric Light Company1879 — a lamp that glows for 40 hours- the world’s first central electric light power station in New York

The greatest invention of Edison-the Light Bulb

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Thomas Alva Edison The Inventor

Thomas Alva Edison The Inventor

By Tammi Austin

Personal Information

Thomas Edison is best known for perfecting the incandescent light bulb. Thomas Edison was born in February 11, 1847 in Milan Ohio. Mary Stillwell was Edison’s first wife. She died in 1884. They had three children. He married Mina Miller in 1886 and had three more children.

Creating experiments was Thomas Edison’s passion. Thomas Edison created 1,093 inventions. He was still inventing when he died on October 18, 1931. He was 84 years old.

Thomas Edison attended a formal school for only a short time when he was seven years old. His mother was a teacher and taught him to love reading. She did not like strict ways and decided to home school her son. Love for experimenting and mechanical things developed when Edison received his first chemistry set.

The Light Bulb

The Light Bulb Edison began work on the light bulb in1877. This led to the 1st commercial light system; constructed in Manhattan. Edison gave the company his patents in exchange for large amounts of stock.

Edison’s Other Inventions

Motion Picture Camera (kinetograph) Talking Doll Electric Motor A Telegraph Storage Battery Motion Picture Viewer (kinetoscope)

The Phonograph

The phonograph was Edison’s favorite invention, patented in 1878. It was developed due to his involvement with the telegraph and the telephone. Edison wanted a phonograph in every home. The first phonograph used tin foil on a cylinder, Edison recorded Mary Had A Little Lamb

The patent was created to protect a person’s invention from being copied, sold or used without the inventor’s permission. The first United States patent law was passed in 1790. Since 1836 over four million patents have been granted in the United States. A patent is valid for 14-17 years. Edison held 1,093 patents for his inventions.

Edison’s Companies

1859 Grand Truck Herald 1870 Newark Telegraph Works 1878 Edison Speaking Phonograph Co. 1878 Edison Electric Light Co. 1881 Edison Ore Mining Co. 1889 Edison Portland Cement Co. 1896 National Phonograph Co. 1911 Thomas A. Edison, Inc.

Interesting Facts

Thomas Edison lived through the Civil War, the Spanish American War, World War I and the beginning of the Great Depression. Edison was mostly deaf. He lost most of his hearing at the age of twelve when a conductor pulled him onto a train by his ears. He did not let his disability stop his love of learning.

Comprehension Questions

Name three of Thomas Edison’s inventions: What is a patent? Name one interesting fact concerning Thomas Alva Edison: “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.” Thomas Edison

Thomas Alva Edison

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Thomas Alva Edison The “Father” of Light Bulb

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor, scientist and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.

Thomas Edison was born in Milan, Ohio, and grew up in Port Huron, Michigan. He was the seventh and last child of Samuel «The Iron Shovel» Edison, Jr. (1804–1896) (born in Marshalltown, Nova Scotia, Canada) and Nancy Matthews Elliott (1810–1871). He considered himself to be of Dutch ancestry.

Edison’s mother schooled him. Much of his education came from reading R.G. Parker’s School of Natural Philosophy and The Cooper Union. Edison had hearing problems at an early age. The cause of his deafness had been attributed to scarlet fever during childhood and untreated middle ear infections

At age of 15 becomes a manager of telegraph office and produces his first invention-the transmitter.

1878 -The Edison Electric Light Company 1879 — a lamp that glows for 40 hours — the world’s first central electric light power station in New York

The greatest invention of Edison-the Light Bulb


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