1Minority InventorsAfrican-Americans, Women, and Hispanics(?) who have Contributed to the Development of TechnologyAFRICAN-AMERICANS•Elijah McCoy•Granville T. Woods•Lewis Latimer•Garret A. Morgan•Frederick M. JonesElijah McCoy•Born in Ontario, Canada–Son of runaway slaves.•International Patents–Great Britain– France– Austria– Germany– Russia•Mechanical Eng. Apprentice–Edinburgh, ScotlandDrip Cup•Patented 1872•Over 57 patents•Elijah McCoy Manufacturing Firm–opened to market and improve inventionsGranville T. Woods•Born in 1856•TRAINING–Technical School for Electrical and Mechanical Engineering–2 yrs as engineer aboard British Steamer Ironsides Inventions & Patents•Inventions–Dynamotor- regulated electric motor–Induction telegraph - communicate to and from moving trains–Electro-mechanical brake–Electric railway conduit•Patents–Over 50 Patents - Control and Distribution of Electricity–Woods Railway Telegraph Co.- Cincinnati, Ohio
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