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 ...
Feb 18, 2013 ... Alexander Miles, who lived in Duluth in the 1880s and 1890s, was ... a life
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Alexander Miles was an African-American inventor who was best known for
being awarded a patent for an automatically opening and closing elevator door ...
Alexander Miles was an African-American inventor who is best known for his ...
His life and his invention helped to break down racial barriers in many regards.
Alexander Miles of Duluth, Minnesota patented an electric elevator (U.S. pat#
371,207) on October 11, 1887 (see patent below). Alexander Miles did not invent
Alexander Miles Patented improvements/innovations to the elevator with a
system for automatically opening and closing doors, saving lives in the process.
Miles Alexander re-joined the firm in 1958 after teaching at Harvard Law School
and serving two years as a U.S.A.F. Judge Advocate. Mr. Alexander was ...
Oct 23, 2013 ... Alexander Miles improved the method of the opening and closing of elevator ...
His life and his invention helped to break down racial barriers in ...
Oct 11, 2015 ... On this day, October 11, in 1887, Alexander Miles patented the electric elevator.
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ALEXANDER MILES, a citizen of the United States, residing at Duluth, ...