Theodore Miller Edison Inventor

Theodore Miller Edison (July 10, 1898 – November 24, 1992) was the fourth son of inventor Thomas Edison, and founder of Calibron Industries, Inc.. He was the third child of Edison with his second wife. He was born on July 10, 1898 at Glenmont, the Edison home in Llewellyn Park in West Orange, New Jersey. He attended The Haverford School in Haverford, Pennsylvania, and later the Montclair Academy in Montclair, New Jersey, from which he graduated in 1916. Theodore ended his education at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned a physics degree in 1923 and remained there another year to pursue graduate studies. In 1925 he married Anna Maria (Ann) Osterhout, a graduate of Vassar College. After graduation, Theodore worked for his father's company, Thomas A. Edison, Inc., starting as a lab assistant. He later founded his own company, Calibron Industries, Inc., and built his own smaller laboratory in West Orange. He earned over 80 patents in his career. In later years he became an ardent environmentalist, opponent of the Vietnam War and advocate of Zero Population Growth. He lived in West Orange, New Jersey until he died on November 24, 1992.

Personal details

Date of birth
July 10th, 1898
United States of America
Date of death
November 24th, 1992 at age of 94
Place of death
West Orange
Cause of death
Parkinson's disease
Places lived
West Orange , New Jersey
pop. 44,943 (2000)




1. Haverford School Private school

The Haverford School is a private, non-sectarian, all-boys college preparatory day school, junior kindergarten through grade twelve. Founded in 1884 as The Haverford College Grammar School, it is located in Haverford, Pennsylvania, nine miles northwest of Philadelphia, on Philadelphia's historic Main Line.

Type Private school
450 Lancaster Avenue, 19041 - Haverford, Pennsylvania
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2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Colleges/University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, also known as MIT, is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific and technological education and research.

Institution info

Type University
2013. 11 bil. $
2012. 10.1 bil. $
Institution colors
77 Massachusetts Avenue, 02139 - Cambridge, Massachusetts
2012. 4,503
2010. 4,299
2009. 4,232
2012. 6,686
2010. 6,267
2009. 6,152
Acceptance rate
2014. 7.73 %
2013. 8.2 %
2012. 8.9 %
2011. 9.7 %
2010. 10.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 43.5 K $
2012. 42.1 K $
2010. 38.9 K $
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People attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology connected by profession and/or age

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3. Montclair Kimberley Academy Private school

Montclair Kimberley Academy, abbreviated "MKA", is a private coeducational day school located in Montclair, New Jersey, serving students from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. Thomas W. Nammack became the school's fourth Headmaster in July 2005. The school has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Secondary Schools since 1987.

Type Private school
201 Valley Road, 07042 - Montclair, New Jersey
Official web page
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Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by gender

People attended Montclair Kimberley Academy connected by profession and/or age

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