ELECTRIC COMPANY INCORPORATED ON THIS DATE IN 1889

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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. 

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John Pierpont Morgan (above) arranged the 1892 merger of the electric companies.

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1879 Thomas Edison's light bulb
Thomas Edison with his light bulb

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