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Thomas Alva Edison, Jr
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Birth: Jan. 10, 1876
Death: Aug. 25, 1935

**Thomas Alva Edison's 2nd child**
Thomas Alva, Junior, was born on January 10, 1876. Since his sister Marion was nicknamed "Dot," he was nicknamed "Dash." He boarded at St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire and the J.M. Hawkins School in Staten Island, New York. He married stage actress Marie Louise Toohey in a secret ceremony in 1899, but the marriage ended within a year. His next marriage, to Beatrice Heyzer, endured.

After selling the use of his name to advertise "quack" medicines and dubious inventions, his father asked Tom Junior to change his name. This he did, briefly going by the name of Thomas Willard. His efforts at inventing and, later, starting a mushroom farm failed. His father told a friend about his oldest son, "I never could get him to go to school or work in the Laboratory. He is therefore absolutely illiterate scientifically and otherwise." He died on August 25, 1935
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Alva Edison (1847 - 1931)
  Mary Stilwell Edison (1855 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Beatrice Montaigne Edison (____ - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  Marion Estelle Edison Oeser (1872 - 1965)*
  Thomas Alva Edison (1876 - 1935)
  William Leslie Edison (1878 - 1937)*
  Madeleine Edison Sloane (1888 - 1979)**
  Charles Edison (1890 - 1969)**
  Theodore Miller Edison (1898 - 1992)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 14, 2006
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Thomas Alva Edison, Jr. May GOD Bless you as you knew not what you did.
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Oct. 23, 2014

- Ada from Norway
 Added: Aug. 26, 2014
Rest in Heavenly peace.
- William Neill
 Added: May. 24, 2014
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