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Charles Batchelor (1845-1910)
'Thomas Edison’s “right hand man” during much of Edison’s long and prolific career.' 'While Edison basked in the spotlight of fame, the self-effacing Batchelor made his contributions behind the scenes.' 
Born in Manchester on 25 December 1845. Died 1 January 1910.