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Garrett Morgan, Inventor... More Black History2002-02-13 14:42:31 by Niyabhingi
Garrett Augustus Morgan was born on March 4, 1877, in Paris, Kentucky. He was the seventh of eleven children. His parents were former slaves. Like the majority of children at the time, he spent his early childhood working with his brothers and sisters on the family farm. His formal education stopped at the 6th grade. He left the farm as a teenager and moved to Cincinnati, Ohio in search of new opportunities. He found such an opportunity and in 1895 he moved to Cleveland, Ohio. He went to work as a sewing machine repair man for a clothing manufacturer. While attempting to repair a sewing machine he created and patented the first chemical hair straightener! He excelled at his job and news of his excellent work led to many job offers.
In 1907, he started his own firm repairing sewing...
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