The Invention Of Thomas Edison Essay

1599 Words May 25th, 2016 null Page
Do you know who is Thomas Edison? Do you know what invention made him who he is? I choose this person because I like to know and understand what kind of scientist Edison is and he is a very important person because of his inventions. This inventor is not like other that have great school degrees. He is a guy who wanted to make a change. My main point is that I want to know how he started and who he became to be during the time. Did he make the change? Did he do something to get him into history? If he would have taken a different path in his life, would it change our way of living and the way things work and did he make a change? I also learned that he was a slow learner but that did not change the way he was going to and maybe he did reach his goal but we will never know what he had in mind. Mr. Edison’s full name is Thomas Alva Edison. He was born on February 11, 1847, in Milan, Ohio. He is an American inventor and a businessman that owned his own company. He grew up in Port Huron, Michigan. Edison was an active businessman until his death when his son took over his company. He was raised by his parents Nancy Mattews who was born in 1810 and Samuel Ogden Edison Jr. who was born in 1804. As a young boy, he moved to Nova Scotia. His surname had originally been Edeson, not Edison. He lived his childhood in Michigan.
He had not started school until the age of 8 years old. He had when to a private school named Reverend G.P. Engle. His teacher in school said to his mother…

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