Ebenezer Kinnersley

American scientist

Ebenezer Kinnersley (November 30, 1711July 4, 1778) was a scientist, inventor and lecturer, specializing in the investigation of electricity. He was also a Baptist minister.


  • As the Knowledge of Nature tends to enlarge the human Mind, and give us more noble, more grand, and exalted Ideas of the AUTHOR of Nature, and if well pursu'd, seldom fails producing something useful to Man.
    • Advertisement for his Course of Experiments in Electricity, 1751.

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