Lewis Latimer

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Lewis Latimer


1848 - Born1864 - Joined Navy1876 - Patented telephone1884 - Invited to work for Edison 1918- Joined Edison Pioneers 1928-Died

Lewis Latimer worked closely with two important people; Alexander Bell and Thomas Edison. He significantly improved both the telephone and the light bulb. Latimer also invented an early air-conditioning system and an improved rail-road car bathroom. He definitely affected our modern technology.

Lasting Impact

Without Lewis Latimer, we would not be as advnaced in technology as we are today. He was hugely important.

Lewis Latimer


Latimer's Patent

Lewis helped inventthis part of the lightbulb.

Patent for improved train water closet.


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