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Elihu Thomson

Inventor (29-Mar-1853 — 13-Mar-1937)


W. Bernard Carlson. Innovation as a Social Process: Elihu Thomson and the Rise of General Electric, 1870-1900. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 1991. 377pp.

David Oakes Woodbury. Beloved Scientist: Elihu Thomson, A Guiding Spirit of the Electrical Age. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co.. 1944. 358pp.


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  4. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.481)

  5. Webster's American Biographies (p.1035)

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