Elihu Thomson

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Noun1.Elihu Thomson - United States electrical engineer (born in England) who in 1892 formed a company with Thomas Edison (1853-1937)
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James Matthews , director of technical standards and standards policy with Corning, Incorporated, will be awarded the Elihu Thomson Electrotechnology Medal, which honors an individual who has contributed in an exceptional, dedicated way to the field of electrotechnology standardization, conformity assessment, and related activities at the national and international levels.
9) The company was established to industrialize the arc lighting system of Elihu Thomson and Edwin Houston, who offered their patents, and other investors provided capital.
In 1896 Englishman Elihu Thomson and American E J Houston formed a partnership which was to become British Thomson-Houston.