Charles F. Brush

Charles F. Brush

Name Charles F. Brush
Profession Entrepreneur
Date of Birth 1849-03-17
Place of Birth Euclid, OH
Age 80 yrs
Death Date 1929-06-15
Birth Sign Pisces

About Charles F. Brush

19th-century inventor who changed the world forever by creating street lights.

Early Life Experience of Charles F. Brush

He earned a degree in engineering from the University of Michigan in the 1870s.

Trivia Info

He was able to develop his arc lights by patenting an early electrical generator in 1876.

Family Life and Relationship

He was married to Mary Ellen Morris on October 6, 1875. The couple had three children: Edna, Helene, and Charles.

Close Associates

He demonstrated his arc lights before Thomas Edison successfully tested the light bulb.

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