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Charles Batchelor

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Charles Batchelor (1845-1910)

'Thomas Edison’s “right hand man” during much of Edison’s long and prolific career.' 'While Edison basked in the spotlight of fame, the self-effacing Batchelor made his contributions behind the scenes.' [1]

Born in Manchester on 25 December 1845. Died 1 January 1910.

Batchelor met Thomas Edison while working in Newark, New Jersey, installing equipment at the Clark Sewing Thread Mills.[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. [1] Engineering and Technology Wiki - Charles Batchelor
  2. [2] New Jersey Digital Highway - 'Thomas Edison on Trial'. Contains court transcripts highlighting the involvement of Batchelor and others in Edison's inventions