Edison General Electric Company was incorporated in New York April 24, 1889,
in a merger of Edison’s three electric light manufacturing companies which were
Edison Lamp Company, Edison machine works and Bergmann & Company, with
the patent-holding company, Edison Electric Light Company. As the result of
another merger on April 15, 1892, the General Electric Company was formed.
John Pierpont Morgan (above) arranged the 1892 merger of the electric companies.
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