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Garrett Morgan,Born March 4, 1877 inventor of one of the first traffic lights | African American Registry

Garrett Morgan,Born March 4, 1877 inventor of one of the first traffic lights | African American Registry

With only an elementary school education, Garrett Morgan, born in Kentucky on March 4, 1877, began his career as a sewing-machine mechanic. He went on to patent several inventions, including an improved sewing machine and traffic signal, a hair-straightening product, and a respiratory device that would later provide the blueprint for WWI gas masks. The inventor died on August 27, 1963, in Cleveland, Ohio.

With only an elementary school education, Garrett Morgan, born in Kentucky on March 4, 1877, began his career as a sewing-machine mechanic. He went on to patent several inventions, including an improved sewing machine and traffic signal, a hair-straightening product, and a respiratory device that would later provide the blueprint for WWI gas masks. The inventor died on August 27, 1963, in Cleveland, Ohio.

February is Black History Month. Among so many brilliant African-American inventors, we can thank Garrett Morgan for the traffic signal and the gas mask.

February is Black History Month. Among so many brilliant African-American inventors, we can thank Garrett Morgan for the traffic signal and the gas mask.

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Garrett Morgan - blackinventor.com

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Garrett Morgan - BHM subject

Garrett Morgan - BHM subject

On this day in 1923, the U.S. Patent Office grants Patent No. 1,475,074 to 46-year-old inventor and newspaperman Garrett Morgan for his three-position traffic signal. Though Morgan’s was not the first traffic signal (that one had been installed in London in 1868), it was an important innovation none...On this day in 1923, the U.S. Patent Office grants Patent No. 1,475,074 to 46-year-old inventor and newspaperman Garrett Morgan for his three-position traffic signal. Though Morgan’s was not…

On this day in 1923, the U.S. Patent Office grants Patent No. 1,475,074 to 46-year-old inventor and newspaperman Garrett Morgan for his three-position traffic signal. Though Morgan’s was not the first traffic signal (that one had been installed in London in 1868), it was an important innovation none...On this day in 1923, the U.S. Patent Office grants Patent No. 1,475,074 to 46-year-old inventor and newspaperman Garrett Morgan for his three-position traffic signal. Though Morgan’s was not…

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One Man’s Opinion …Garrett Augustus Morgan

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Garrett Morgan - blackinventor.com

Garrett Morgan - blackinventor.com