Thomas Edison was born on February 11,
He was born in Milan, New Jersey in the
United States of America
Thomas Edison was the last child ode
Samuel Odgen Edison Jr. and Nancy
He started to develop hearing problems at
an early age.
He was homeschooled by his mother because he was
having problems with the teachers.
the field of science and studied how to
He didn’t actually invent the light bulb but, made it
better that it was before.
The only thing that Thomas Edison actually making the
One thing that happened during the period of time of
1867 to 1931 was World War I
World War I was 1914 to 1919.
Thomas Edison develops the first incandescent light
This happened on October 21st, 1879.
His influence on society is when he made the electric
Without the light bulb we can’t see anything when it is
Officer of the Legion of Honor
The Matteucci Medal
The John Scott Medal
The Edward Lognstreth Medal
“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is
dressed in overalls and looks like work.”
“Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.’
Thomas Edison did a positive thing for the community.
He helped us see in rooms in the dark.
Even though Thomas Edison did not make the first
light bulb he helped by making it better than it was