|Who is it?
|February 18, 2011
|Raleigh, United States
|9 YEARS OLD
Beulah Louise Henry, also known as Lady Edison in the United States, is an accomplished inventor and entrepreneur whose net worth is estimated to be between $100,000 and $1 million in 2024. With a strong passion for innovation and a relentless drive for success, Henry has dedicated her life to creating revolutionary inventions. Her contributions to the fields of technology and consumer products have not only earned her international recognition but have also significantly contributed to her impressive net worth. As an influential figure in the industry, Beulah Louise Henry continues to inspire and empower aspiring inventors through her remarkable achievements.
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.