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Garrett Morgan
Garrett Augustus Morgan, Sr. is an African American inventor, entrepreneur, and community leader. His most notable inventions were the three-position traffic light and the smoke-extractor, most notably used in the 1916 tunnel disaster rescue. Morgan also discovered and developed a treatment solution. and chemical straightening. He created a successful business based on his inventions of hair products as well as the entire line of hair products, and was involved in civil and political advancement of African Americans, particularly especially in Cleveland, Ohio and the surrounding area.
BornGarret Augustus Morgan, March 4, 1877, Claysville, Kentucky
DiedJuly 27, 1963, Cleveland, Ohio
Other namesBig Chief Mason
Known forInventing a type of traffic light

About Garrett Morgan

Garrett Morgan
Garrett Morgan

Inventor Garrett Morgan was born on March 4, 1877 in Paris, Kentucky, United States (He dies at the age of 86, on August 27, 1963).

The three-position traffic signal was invented by an African American, as was one of the first gas masks, which he termed a Safety Hood. He made a heroic rescue in 1916 when he and three others used his safety hood device to save workers trapped in a water intake tunnel being dug under Lake Erie after a natural gas explosion and fire.

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Garrett Morgan before becoming famous

Garrett Morgan was born in the Zodiac sign Pisces (The Fish), and 1877 is also the year of Ox (牛) in the Chinese Zodiac.

With the money he made as a handyman for a wealthy Cincinnati estate, he paid his own instructor.

Achievement of Garrett Morgan

He was the first African-American in Cleveland, Ohio, to own and own a car.

Garrett Morgan's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He had three children with his second wife, Mary Anne Hassek, whom he married in 1908.

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In Molefi Kete Asante's book of the 100 Greatest African Americans, he was featured alongside Botanist George Washington Carver.

Garrett Morgan Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Garrett Morgan updated on March 20 2023.