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Alexander Miles (May 18, 1838 ā€“ May 7, 1918) was an African-American inventor who was best known for being awarded a patent for an automatically opening and closing elevator.

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Alexander Miles. (Late 1830sā€“1918). Miles's automatic elevator doors dramatically improved passenger safety. Background: Miles's exact birthplace and ...

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Alexander Miles was a successful black businessman who invented a mechanism that improved elevator safety in 1887. Learn about his remarkable life.

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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 ...

www.myblackhistory.net/Alexander_Miles.htm

Alexander Miles was an African-American inventor who was best known for being awarded a patent for an automatically opening and closing elevator door ...

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Feb 11, 2015 ... Be it known that I, ALEXANDER MILES, a citizen of the United States, ... have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Elevators, ...

chocolatevent.com/2017/02/28/blog-blogger-black-history-month-history-discoverytuesday-elevator-alexander-miles

Feb 28, 2017 ... His innovation in the mechanism to open and close elevator doors greatly improved elevator safety. Miles is notable for being a black inventor ...

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Feb 25, 2012 ... Alexander Miles was an African-American inventor who was best known for being ... Alexander Miles is known for improving the elevator.

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Duluthian Alexander Miles solved this problem by inventing an improved mechanism to open and close elevator doors automatically when the elevator arrives ...