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Eddison, William Barton

Charles W. Carey

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:

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Eddison, William Barton (22 March 1889–01 January 1980), inventor, was born in Irvington-on-Hudson, New York, the son of Charles Eddison and Mary Elizabeth Barton. He received his early education at the Mackenzie School in Dobbs Ferry, New York, and earned his M.E. in mechanical engineering from Columbia University’s School of Mines in 1912....

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