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Edison, Thomas 

The Oxford Companion to United States History
Reese V. JenkinsReese V. Jenkins

(1847–1931), inventor and business entrepreneur.Thomas Alva Edison was born in Milan, Ohio, but moved with his family to Port Huron, Michigan, at age seven. He was educated mostly at home by his mother, a former schoolteacher. At twelve, he organized a team of boys to sell sandwiches and newspapers on the train to ... ...

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