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Thomas Edison By Nicole and Christine 3/4B 2011
Contents page 1.Born and Death page 1 2.Where he lived page 2 3.Thomas Edison’s Family page 3 4.What he Invented page 4 5.Thomas Edison’s Business page 5 6.Thomas Edison’s ear problems page 6
Born and Death Thomas Edison was born on February 11 ,1847. Thomas Edison died at 9 pm October 1931.he was 84 when he died.
Where he lived Thomas Edison lived in different cities and countries During his life time he lived in Canada, Newark, New Jersey, New York city, Lower Manhattan, West Orange New Jersey, and many more over his life.
Thomas Edison’s Family Thomas Edison had two wives named Mary Stilwell (1871-1884) and Mina Miller (1886-1931). Thomas Edison’s Mum name is Nancy Matthews Elliot and his Dad’s name is Samuel Ogden Edison , Jr.
What Thomas Edison invented 1863 Automatic telegraph repeater 1869 Electric vote recorder 1875 Quadruplex telegraph 1877 phonograph 1877 carbon microphone 1879 Incandescent light bulb improvement 1880 Electric power distribution 1885 Wireless telegraph 1891 Kinetoscope and Kinetograph 1896 Fluoroscope 1904 Alkaline storage battery improvement
Thomas Edison’s Business At age 12 , Edison first job was selling newspapers ,vegetables ,snacks and candy on the local road. He was a inventor ,sciencetist and a business man.
Thomas Edison’s ear problems Thomas Edison had many ear problems throughout his childhood. When he was 15 ,a train accident injured his ear more. When he tried to jump on a moving train ,a conductor grabbed the boys ear to help him up. Thomas Edison said he felt something snap inside his head. He soon began to lose much of his hearing. His deafness could have been cured by an operation. But Thomas Edison refused the Operation. He said being deaf helped him concentrate.