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Happy Birthday to Garret Morgan (Inventor)

Garrett Morgan (March 4, 1877 – July 27, 1963)

Inventor of the traffic signal & gas mask (which he called the safety hood & smoke protector).

GARRETT MORGAN (Wikipedia)

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TODAY'S BIRTHDAY: GARRETT AUGUSTUS MORGAN, SR. (1877)

Garrett Augustus Morgan, Sr. (1877)

Born into poverty and having had little formal education, Morgan nevertheless became a successful inventor and entrepreneur. In 1914, he patented his “breathing device,” a hood that allows one to breathe safely in the presence of smoke, gas, and other pollutants. 93 more words