Celebrating Garrett A. Morgan: Inventor and Traffic Safety Pioneer

Garrett A. Morgan was born in Paris, Kentucky on March 4, 1877. He was an African-American businessman and inventor whose curiosity and innovation led to the development of many useful products, including the first traffic signal. A three-position traffic signal, which Morgan was granted a patent for on November 20, 1923, was the first of … More Celebrating Garrett A. Morgan: Inventor and Traffic Safety Pioneer