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Elisha Gray

telegraph transmitting patent

Gray, Elisha (1835–1901), U.S. inventor. He patented several electrical appliances, mostly related to the telegraph. While experimenting with transmitting musical notes, he tried transmitting the human voice. In 1876, he filed for a patent for the telephone device but Alexander Graham Bell's final patent had been registered a few hours earlier.

See also: Telegraph.

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