Thomas Davenport Death Cause and Date

Thomas Davenport's Death

Born (Birthday) Jul 9, 1802

Death Date July 6, 1851

Age of Death 48 years

Cause of Death Broken Heart

Profession Inventor

The inventor Thomas Davenport died at the age of 48. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered for building the first direct current electric motor, this nineteenth-century blacksmith carried out electromagnetic work that would prove instrumental to the later development of electric streetcars.

He grew up in Williamstown and Forest Dale, Vermont. His wife, Emily, was his electric motor co-inventor.