Thomas Edison

“I have not failed 10,000 times. I have successfully found 10,000 ways that will not work.”

-Thomas Edison

Biography:

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 to October 18, 1931) was an American inventor who is considered one of America’s leading businessmen. Edison rose from humble beginnings to work as an inventor of major technology, including the first commercially viable incandescent light bulb. He is credited today for helping to build America’s economy during the nation’s vulnerable early years.