Eldridge R. Johnson

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Birthday
6, 1867
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Nov 14, 1945 (78)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
6, 1867
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Nov 14, 1945 (78)

About

Known for creating the Victor Talking Machine Company with Emile Berliner.

Before Fame

He went to the Delaware Academy until graduation in 1882 and then became a machinist at J. Lodge & Son.

Trivia

He manufactured wire stitching and bookbinding machines.

Family Life

He married Elsie Reeves Fenimore Johnson and they had a child named Fen.

Associated With

He used a zinc disc in his talking machine that was superior to Thomas Edison's wax cylinders.

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