Beulah Louise Henry

About Beulah Louise Henry

Who is it?: Lady Edison
Birth Day: February 18, 1887
Birth Place: Raleigh, United States

Beulah Louise Henry

Beulah Louise Henry was born on February 18, 2011 in Raleigh, United States, is Lady Edison. Beulah Louise Henry was an American inventor nicknamed "Lady Edison" for her many inventions. A very prolific inventor, she had around 110 inventions in total though she held the patent for just around 49 during her lifetime. The first of her numerous patents was for a vacuum ice cream freezer in 1912. Soon other successful inventions followed and before long she gained the reputation of being one of the most prolific inventors of her era. Born into a family known for its artistic inclination, she inherited her creativity from her parents. From a young age she loved to tinker with things and create newer objects with practical utility. Originally from North Carolina, she moved to New York City following the early successes of her inventions. One of her most popular early inventions was an umbrella with a snap-on cloth cover that allowed the owner to coordinate the umbrella with clothing. The umbrella was much loved by the people and led to her appearance in ‘Scientific American’ as one of their "Outstanding Inventors". She established two companies of her own where she worked on her inventions and also worked for the Nicholas Machine Works and served as a consultant to several companies that manufactured new items. She was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2006.
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When Beulah Louise Henry die, Beulah Louise Henry was 86 years old.

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Occupation Inventors & Discoverers
Age 86 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born February 18, 1887 (Raleigh, United States)
Birthday February 18
Town/City Raleigh, United States
Nationality United States

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Beulah Louise Henry’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.

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Beulah Louise Henry was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.

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She was born in North Carolina, the daughter of Walter R. and Beulah Henry. She was the granddaughter of former North Carolina Governor W. W. Holden and a direct descendant of Patrick Henry. From 1909 to 1912 she attended North Carolina Presbyterian College and Elizabeth College in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she submitted her first patents.


She moved to New York City by 1924, where she founded two companies. She worked as an Inventor for the Nicholas Machine Works from 1939 to 1955. She also served as a consultant for many companies that manufactured her inventions, including the Mergenthaler Linotype Company and the International Doll Company. She lived in New York hotels, belonged to a variety of scientific societies, and never married.


Henry was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2006.

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