Garrett Morgan, Inventor: History Month

Garrett Morgan

A man who invented interesting products and for a range of things. Garrett Augustus Morgan, Sr. (March 4, 1877 – August 27, 1963) was an African-American inventor. His most notable creations were a type of respiratory protective hood, a traffic signal, and a hair-straightening preparation. He is renowned for a heroic rescue in 1917 at Lake Erie where he used his hood to save workers trapped in a tunnel system filled with fumes, after other rescue attempts had failed. He is credited as the first African-American in Cleveland, Ohio, to own an automobile. Info from wikipedia.

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