Edward Davy

physician, scientist
Born: 6/16/1806
Birthplace: Ottery St. Mary, Devon, England

After studying medicine and beginning a career as a chemist, he became interested in telegraphy. He immigrated to Adelaide, South Australia, in 1838 where he indulged his interest, ultimately inventing the electromagnetic repeater which made wireless telegraphy possible.

Died: 1/26/1885

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