Unformatted text preview: J. Quit job to become an entrepreneur K. In 1870 moved to New York 1. Invented the quadruplex 2. Jay Gould paid $100,000 3. Largest payment ever for an invention (age 27) III. Menlo Park A. In 1871 married Mary Stilwell (ages 24 and 16) B. In 1876 Father built laboratory in Menlo Park, N.J. C. In 1877 invented the phonograph D. Wizard of Menlo Park E. On December 3, 1879 invented the incandescent electric light 1. J. P. Morgan 2. Vanderbilt family 3. Francis Upton 4. World's first permanent commercial central power system in lower Manhattan IV Motion Pictures IV. Died October 18, 1931 at age 84 A. Rags to riches B. Egotist C. Workaholic D. Neglected his family E. Mourned around the world at his death...
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- Spring '07
- Ode, Thomas Alva Edison, Menlo Park, I. Invented duplex, Menlo Park A., Menlo Park E.