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Granville Woods
Granville Tailer Woods was an inventor who held more than 60 patents in the U.S. He was the first African American mechanical and electrical engineer after the Civil War. Self-taught, he concentrated most of his work on trains and streetcars. One of his notable inventions was a device he called the Synchronous Multiplex Railway Telegraph, a variation of induction telegraph which relied on ambient static electricity from existing telegraph lines to send messages between train stations and moving trains. His work assured a safer and better public transportation system for the cities of the United States.
BornApril 23, 1856, Columbus, Ohio, US
DiedJanuary 30, 1910, New York City, US
Resting placeSt. Michael's (Episcopalian) Cemetery, East Elmhurst, New York

About Granville Woods

Inventor Granville Woods was born in Columbus, Ohio, United States on April 23, 1856. He dies at the age of 53, on January 30, 1910.

Over the course of his long career, 'The Black Edison' was responsible for over 50 inventions and worked to improve public transit. After the Civil War, he was the first African American to work as a mechanical and electrical engineer.

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Granville Woods before becoming famous

Granville Woods was born in the Zodiac sign Taurus (The Bull), and 1856 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Dragon (龍).

He had minimal formal education, and when he was in his teens, he went to work as an apprentice, his education came to an end.

Achievement of Granville Woods

He was one of the few African American inventors, and he submitted a number of patents, including the Multiplex Telegraph, which carried communications between railway stations and moving trains, but many of them were claimed by other inventors.

Granville Woods's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

His folks were formerly enslaved people.

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After claiming ownership of his innovations on two occasions, Inventor Thomas Edison decided to offer him a job at his firm.

Granville Woods Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Granville Woods updated on March 18 2023.