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Charles Edison

Charles Edison (August 3, 1890 – July 31, 1969) was an American politician, businessman, inventor and animal behaviorist. He was the Assistant and then United States Secretary of the Navy, and served as the 42nd Governor of New Jersey. Commonly known as "Lord Edison", he was a son of Thomas Edison and Mina Miller Edison.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 3, 1890 (West Orange), Died July 31, 1969 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1926

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 10068 10-in. approximately Sept.-Oct. 1924 Holiday greetings from the bunch at Orange Charles Edison ; Thomas A. Edison ; Walter Huebner ; Charlie Luhr ; Gene Philips ; John Shearman ; Charles Viley ; Sumner Williams Talk speaker  
Edison 11366 10-in. 12/15/1926 Charles Edison Address Charles Edison Speech speaker  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Edison, Charles," accessed March 29, 2023,

Edison, Charles. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 29, 2023, from

"Edison, Charles." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 29 March 2023.

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