Elisha Graves Otis

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United States inventor who manufactured the first elevator with a safety device (1811-1861)


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However, this story isn't about Elisha Otis, but his mostly forgotten cousin, William Otis.
The blood relationship that our New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) researchers discovered between Elisha Otis and Willis Carrier demonstrates the impact that genealogical study has upon history, said D.
What invention was patented and exhibited by Elisha Otis at the New York Exposition of 1854?
Since Elisha Otis installed the first elevator in 1853, our journey has been one of safety, innovation and continued success.
In 1857, Elisha Otis installed his first successful passenger elevator in a five-storey department store in New York City.
Joachim also spoke of Elisha Otis, who came up with the idea of the elevator 150 years ago.