"Inventor Gray who had a patent war with Alexander Graham Bell" Crossword Clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 19 Nov 2023

"Inventor Gray who had a patent war with Alexander Graham Bell" NYT crossword answer is:

ELISHA (6 letters length)

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Elisha Gray was an American electrical engineer and inventor who is best known for his patent war with Alexander Graham Bell over the invention of the telephone. Gray was the founder of the Western Electric Manufacturing Company and the first to patent a telephone design in 1876. He was also the first to transmit speech electrically in 1874. Gray's patent war with Bell lasted for several years and was eventually settled in Bell's favor. Despite this, Gray's contributions to the invention of the telephone have been recognized and he is remembered as one of the most important inventors of the 19th century.

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