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Morgan had witnessed a serious accident at an intersection, and he filed a patent for traffic control device having a third "warning" ...

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Nov 13, 2009 ... 1,475,074 to 46-year-old inventor and newspaperman Garrett Morgan for his three-position traffic signal. Though Morgan's was not the first ...

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*On this date, in 1877, we mark the birth of Garrett Augustus Morgan. He was an African American businessman and inventor. The son of former slaves, Garrett ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Learn more about Garrett Morgan's inventions, including a patented sewing machine, automated traffic light, hair straightener and respiratory ...

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Read about famous black inventor Garrett A. Morgan, who developed both the first traffic signal invention and the first patented gas mask.

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Garrett Augustus Morgan was born on March 4, 1877, in Paris, Kentucky. ... Morgan was most famous for patenting the first traffic signal in the United States.

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Feb 3, 2011 ... A brilliant man, Morgan also invented a zigzag stitching attachment for manually operated sewing machines and made an oil hair dye and ...

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[2] Devised First Gas Mask [3] Excelled as Showman [4] Hailed as National Hero [ 5] Inventor of Traffic Signal [6] Sources [7] Garrett Morgan [8] was a ...

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One of Garrett's inventions that brought him fame was the traffic signal. After witnessing an accident in which a car collided with a horse-drawn carriage carrying ...