Thomas Edison, Inventor

By Grayson Silverman

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Thomas Edison was born

February 11, 1847 - October 18, 1931

Edison gets his first job

1862 - 1869

Edison files his first invention

1868

Edison gets married

Dec 25 1871 - Aug 9 1884

his wifes death was on August 9 1884

Edison opens Menlo Park lab

1876 - 1887

Edison creates cylinder phonograph

1877

creates carbon button telephone transmitter

1877

Edison creates Incandescent lightbulb

1879

Edison marries Mina Millar

1886

Edison creates Edison General Electric corperation

1889

Edison meets Henry Ford

1897

Edison invents self starters for cars built by Henry Ford

1913

word war 1

1914 - 1918

Edison Awarded congressional medal of honer

1928