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Joseph Richard Winters (August 29, 1816 – November 29, 1916) was an African- American ... Joseph R. Winters was born in Leesburg, Virginia to an African- American brickmaker and a Shawnee Indian mother, who was the daughter of a ...

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Apr 6, 2017 ... Black American inventor Joseph Winters improved wagon-mounted and building- mounted fire escape ladders. He was active in the ...

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Joseph Winters invented a wagon-mounted fire escape ladder for the city of ... Joseph Winters was born in 1816 in Virginia to an African-American brick maker  ...

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Samuel Vincent Winter (1843-1904) and Joseph Winter (1844-1915), journalists, were born on 23 March 1843 in the Goulburn Valley, Port Phillip District, and ...

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The fire escape ladder was patented by Joseph Winters.

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Born on November 11, 1925, in Dayton, Ohio, Jonathan Winters hosted several local programs for Columbus's WBNS-TV from 1950 to 1953.

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May 6, 2016 ... Winters noticed that firemen had to take ladders off of their wagons to climb to windows, rescue people, and spray water on fires. He thought ...

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Benjamin Bradley was born a slave in Maryland around 1830. .... in the tall buildings that's when Joseph Winters invented a wagon mounted fire escape ladder.

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Dec 13, 2016 ... Joseph Winters invented a wagon-mounted fire escape ladder for the ... Joseph Winters was born in 1816 in Virginia to an African-American ...