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 Charles Edison

Charles Edison

Birth
West Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Death 31 Jul 1969 (aged 78)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Section 41, Lot 177
Memorial ID 3730 · View Source
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New Jersey Governor, Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Born the son of inventor Thomas A. Edison, he attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, became manager of the Edison Phonograph Company, the Edison Storage Battery Company and was president of Thomas A. Edison Incorporated, in 1926. He was a as a member of the New Jersey State Recovery Board, the state director of the National Emergency Council and a member of the National Industrial Recovery Board. He also served as a regional director of the Federal Housing Administration, in (1934) and as Secretary of the Navy, (1939-40). In 1940, he was elected as a Democrat the 42nd Governor of New jersey, serving until 1944. After his term, he resumed his position as board chairman of the Edison Company until he retired in 1961.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 22 Oct 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3730
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Edison (3 Aug 1890–31 Jul 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3730, citing Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .