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
and closing elevator door design in 1887 ...
Aug 9, 2016 ... Alexander Miles was a successful black businessman who invented a
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Oct 13, 2015 ... Miles did not invent the first elevator, but he made improvements that are still in
use today. Before Miles invented the electric elevator, elevators ...
Feb 18, 2013 ... Duluthian Alexander Miles solved this problem by inventing an improved
mechanism to open and close elevator doors automatically when the ...
Oct 23, 2013 ... Why It's Important: Although Miles may not have invented the first elevator, his
design was very important. Alexander Miles improved the ...
Alexander Miles Patented improvements/innovations to the elevator with a
system for automatically opening and closing doors, saving lives in the process.
Why It's Important: Although Miles may not have invented the first elevator, his
design was very important. Alexander Miles improved the method of the opening
Alexander Miles -Born 1838 Improved Method for Opening and Closing ... Miles:
1887 patent for an automatically opening and closing elevator door DESIGN.
Alexander Miles improved the method of the opening and closing of elevator
doors; and he improved the closing of the opening to the elevator shaft when an ...