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  1. 1. THOMAS EDISON By Marco Lien
  2. 2. EDISON BACKGROUND• He is born on Feb 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio.
  3. 3. EDUCATION• He only went to school for a few months because they didn’t have enough money to go to school. He taught himself by reading lots of books independently.
  4. 4. Starting WorkingHe started to workat an early age,as most boysstarted working atthat time.
  5. 5. His first job was workingas a news boy. Sellingnewspaper in the train.
  6. 6. • He read lots of scientific and technical books and that is how he learn to operate the telegrapher.
  7. 7. Beginning his careerHe startedworking as atelegrapher at theage of 16.
  8. 8. He worked even moreon is inventions aftermoving to Boston.
  9. 9. • He was not famous until the invention of the phonograph.
  10. 10. • He burned himself with candles so many times that he wanted a way to see without a candle.
  11. 11. LIGHT BULB AND PHONOGRAPHLight bulb lightens thedarkness. Phonograph is a record player
  12. 12. MARRIAGE• He married Mary Stillwell and had children together, but his wife died 13 years later because of an unknown disease.

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