Ebenezer Kinnersley

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Birthday
30, 1711
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 4, 1778 (66)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
30, 1711
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 4, 1778 (66)

About

Scientist and inventor who focused on the investigation of electricity. He proved that heat could be produced by electricity, which was something that was not known in his time.

Before Fame

He came to the US with his parents in 1714.

Trivia

He demonstrated that electric fluid could pass through water in 1748, which led him to invent the electrical thermometer.

Family Life

His father was Reverend William Kinnersley.

Associated With

He was a colleague of Benjamin Franklin.

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