Thomas Alva Edison

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Thomas Alva Edison was an inventor from New Jersey.

According to a 1902 news story:

Thomas A. Edison believes that mankind ought to be ashamed of itself because the problem of aerial navigation by human beings was not solved years ago. He also makes a statement that, while Santos-Dumont has done a great thing in steering airships about through the air, it will be a long time before any contrivance for air navigation is commercially possible, because no inventor will be able to secure any reward for his labor in this line of work under the present patent laws.
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Names Thomas Alva Edison
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Countries US
Locations Menlo Park, New Jersey; Llewellen Park, New Jersey
Occupations inventor
Tech areas electricity, propulsion
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