Index by Birth Year
Thomas Alva Edison
* 1847 in Milan, Ohio
+ 1931 in West Orange, New Jersey
Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman,
who has been described as America's greatest inventor.
He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world,
including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.
2017 J. Giesen