Thomas Edison

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Edison was a transitional figure in the late-nineteenth-century who applied the advances of science to industry in order to develop commercially-successful inventions
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natural sciences and mathematics
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inventor
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thomas alva edison assistant was nikola tesla (Nikola Tesla)
thomas alva edison employed edward goodrich acheson (Edward Goodrich Acheson)
thomas alva edison work used by emile berliner (Emile Berliner)
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charles michael schwab a pal of thomas alva edison (Charles M. Schwab)
emile berliner work related to thomas alva edison (Emile Berliner)
eadweard muybridge influenced thomas alva edison (Eadweard Muybridge, influenced)
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He was interviewed by Dreiser. (Extras)
During the Civil War he worked as a telegraph operator. (Details)
In 1859, Edison got a job selling newspapers and candies on the local railway at Port Huron, Michigan. (Details)
 

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Thomas Alva Edison
 

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Mary Stilwell (1884-08-09, 1871-12-25, Marriage)
Mina Miller (1931-10-18, 1886-02-24, Marriage)
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1847-02-11
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1931-10-18
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New Jersey Hall of Fame (2008)
 

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Short Bio
American inventor of Dutch origin and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph and a long lasting light bulb.
 

Award Winner

Awards Won
? (1889, John Scott Award)
? (1887, Matteucci Medal)
? (1899, Edward Longstreth Medal)
 

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