Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Blaine Mansion, Thomas Edison, Westinghouse

Blaine was once a presidential candidate from the Republican Party in the election of 1884. He had this mansion built in 1881. The other notable owner of the house was George Westinghouse who lived in the house from 1901 until his death in 1914.
Edison execute Topsy the elephant
Edison coins the phrase "to Westinghouse" for electric chair execution

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