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Alexander Miles - Wikipedia

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Alexander Miles (May 18, 1838–May 7, 1918) was an African-American inventor who was best known for being awarded a patent for an automatically opening ...

Alexander Miles | African American Inventors | Scholastic.com

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(Late 1830s–1918). Miles's automatic elevator doors dramatically improved passenger safety. Background: Miles's exact birthplace and birthdate are unknown.

Black Scientists in America- Alexander Miles - Black History

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African American mathematicians and scientists biographies and photos throughout American history including Alexander Miles.

What is Alexander Miles' biography? | Reference.com

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Alexander Miles was an African-American inventor who was born in Ohio in 1837 . In the late 1850s, he moved to Wisconsin and made a living as a barber.

The Improved Elevator of Alexander Miles - Inventors - About.com

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Aug 9, 2016 ... Alexander Miles was a successful black businessman who invented a mechanism that improved elevator safety in 1887. Learn about his ...

10 Facts about Alexander Miles | Fact File

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Dec 20, 2014 ... Facts about Alexander Miles talk about the famous African American inventor. In 1887, Miles got a patent for his elevator door design. It can be ...

Alexander Graham Bell Biography - life, children, parents, wife ...

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Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish-born American inventor and teacher of the deaf, .... By 1889 there were 11,000 miles of underground wires in New York City.

Top Ten Black Inventors (You Didn't Know About) | The Village

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Feb 27, 2015 ... Alexander Miles—improved elevator ... -american-inventors-woman-famous- scientists-black-pictures-female-biography-inventions-22.shtml.

A.A. Milne - Writer - Biography.com

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Aug 6, 2014 ... A.A. Milne was born Alan Alexander Milne on January 18, 1882, in London, England. He and his two older brothers were raised in London by ...

Alexander Lucius Twilight - Educator, Minister, Preacher - Biography ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Learn more about Alexander Lucius Twilight, the first black U.S. college ... and the first African American to win election to public office, at Biography.com. ... at Middlebury College, located roughly 30 miles east of Randolph.