Joseph Henry Death Cause and Date

Joseph Henry's Death

Born (Birthday) December 17, 1797

Death Date March 13, 1878

Age of Death 80 years

Cause of Death Bright's Disease

Profession Engineer

The engineer Joseph Henry died at the age of 80. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Pioneering electrical engineer who discovered the electrical properties that formed the basis for the telegraph machines. The SI unit of inductance, the henry, is named after him.

He had four children, who were named William, Mary Anna, Helen and Caroline.