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15/04/1892 The General Electric Company is formed

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Is General Electric an American company?

General Electric was formed through the merger of Edison General Electric Company of Schenectady, New York, and Thomson-Houston Electric Company of Lynn, Massachusetts, with the support of Drexel, Morgan & Co. Around the same time, General Electric's Canadian counterpart, Canadian General Electric, was formed.
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    • Essentials 

    • Formation 

    • Public company 

    • RCA and NBC 

    • Television 

    • Power generation 

    • Computing 

    • Acquisitions and divestments 

    • Fraud allegations and notice of possible SEC civil action 

    • Insufficient reserves for long-term care policies 

    • Anticipated $8 billion loss upon disposition of Baker Hughes 

    • Stock 

    • Corporate affairs 

    • CEO 

    • Corporate recognition and rankings 

    • Businesses 

    • Former divisions 

    • Pollution 

    • Pollution of the Hudson River 

    • Pollution of the Housatonic River 

    • Environmental initiatives 

    • Educational initiatives 

    • Marketing initiatives 

    • Political affiliation 

    • Notable appearances in media