Thomas Edison

A Biography by Sukhman Gill

Thomas Edison, A Story of Success

Thomas Edison was born on February 11, 1847. Thomas Edison is known for making some of the most influential devices in history like the motion picture camera and his most groundbreaking creation, the light bulb!

Thomas vs School

Thomas Edison was easily distracted in class and was once called "pee' by one of his teachers! Those were the last three months of Thomas and him going to official school. He was home schooled by his mother for the rest of elementary school!

Thomas Edison's inventions

Thomas Edison has over 1,093 US patents in his name

Thomas Edisson, A Hero

Thomas Edison became a telegraph operator after he saved three year old Jimmie MacKenzie from being hit by a train!

Thomas Edison's Marriage And Children

Thomas Edison got married to Mary Stilwell on December 25, 1871! Later on, they had children which consists of 4 sons and 2 daughters! The boys names were Charles, Theodore, Thomas Alva Jr. and William! The daughters were Marion and Madeleine! Later, Thomas and Mary got a divorce and Edison married Mina Miller!

Thomas Edison's Failures

Thomas Edison has been very successful but every successful person has failed! He has failed over 10,000 times but he says in a famous quote that " I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work".

Thomas Edison ill stay in History Forever

Thomas Edison sadly died on October 18, 1931. He will always be remembered for all he had did for the world and his inventions! Withought him, we wouldn't have light in our homes so Thomas Edison will be remembered.
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