Frank J. Sprague

Frank J. Sprague bio

Birth Name: Frank J. Sprague

Occupation: Inventor

Place Of Birth: Milford

Date Of Birth: July 25, 1857

Date Of Death: October 25, 1934

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Frank J. Sprague was born on the 25th of July, 1857. She was known for being a Inventor. American naval officer and inventor who developed the first electrical motors, electric railways, and elevators. His inventions greatly helped expand the size of cities and promoted urban development.

Frank J. Sprague was born in Milford. Developing an interest in power plants from his days in the Navy, he briefly worked under Thomas Edison after the military, and developed his own electric motor. His urban rail systems supplanted horse-drawn carts in cities within years, and he came up with the idea of ‘express’ elevators that went nonstop to higher floors.

Frank J. Sprague was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

JUMP TO: Frank J. Sprague’s biography, facts, family, personal life, zodiac, videos and related celebs.


Frank J. Sprague was born in 1850s.

Frank J. Sprague is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Frank’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Frank J. Sprague’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Frank J. Sprague’s parents.

Associated with

William Mills


Shiva Ayyadurai


Matthew Mason


Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Frank J. Sprague kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Frank J. Sprague was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Frank J. Sprague
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Frank J. Sprague was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Frank J. Sprague was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Frank J. Sprague had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Frank J. Sprague’s birth sign is Leo and she had a ruling planet of Sun.

Don’t miss

Who’s the richest Inventor in the world?
Who are the richest people in the world?
When is Frank J. Sprague’s birthday?

Fans also viewed

Fact Check: We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn’t look right, contact us. This page is updated often with latest details about Frank J. Sprague. Bookmark this page and come back often for updates.