Elihu Thomson

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Birthday
29, 1853
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 13, 1937 (83)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
29, 1853
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 13, 1937 (83)

About

Prolific inventor who teamed up with Thomas Alva Edison to open General Electric.

Before Fame

He and his science teacher went into business together selling lamps.

Trivia

He amassed almost 700 patents to his name over the course of his career.

Family Life

He married Mary Louise Peck Thomson in 1884. The couple had four children.

Associated With

His merger with Edison's company was financed by J.P. Morgan.