Philo T. Farnsworth

Invented TV

His Life

On August 19, 1906, Philo T. Fansworth was born in Beaver, Utah. In Philo T. Fansworth home, there was no electricity and he had no television. He took it upon himself to invent the television.


Philo T. Fansworth invented the t.v. network which contained a receiver and a camera. All of the following came about in the firm of the Fansworth Network and radio corporation from the years, 1938 until 1951.

Interesting Facts

Philo died of Pneumonia, leaving fifteen year old, Philo to care for his mother and two sisters.

Personal Impression

Philo Fansworth was intelligent, caring, and organized because he invented television.