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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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.
Exactly why they chose the name "Electric Wheel" is unclear, although they probably planned to use the electric welding process just invented by Elihu Thomson.
In the book's first chapter, Carlson deftly narrates the rise of Elihu Thomson.