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Garrett Morgan is a scientist he made the safety hood and traffic light.
Mom who is Garrett Morgan?
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Garrett Morgan was born in Paris Kentucky on March 4th 1877. He was the 7tof 11 children. His father was Sydney Morgan. He was a slave freed in 1863. His mother was Elizabeth Reed Morgan.
Garrett received an elementary school education. At the age of 14, he moved to Cincinnati Ohio to work as a handyman fixing sewing machines.
He taught himselfenough about sewing machines to secure a job.
Later he married Mary Ann Hawkins and had 3 children and 7 grandchildren.
Morgan made the traffic light after he saw a horrific accident between horse-drawn vehicle and an automobile.
He created the safety hood and saved over 20 thousand people in a tunnel explosion near Lake Erie.
Sadly he died in 1963 from a long illness.
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