Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America’s greatest inventor.
Born: February 11, 1847, Milan, Ohio, United States
Died: October 18, 1931, Llewellyn Park, New Jersey, United States
Education: Cooper Union (1875–1879)
Children: Charles Edison, Thomas Alva Edison Jr., MORE
Did you know: Thomas Edison is the 10th-most prolific inventor in the world by number of patent families held (1084). wikipedia.org
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