Lewis Howard Latimer (September 4, 1848 – December 11, 1928) was an African American inventor and draftsman. Creator of the carbon filament found in the light bulb.

Lewis Howard Latimer (September 4, 1848 – December 11, 1928) was an African American inventor and draftsman. Creator of the carbon filament found in the light bulb.

Patents Belonging To Lewis Howard Latimer: Lewis Howard Latimer - Electric lamp

Patents Belonging To Lewis Howard Latimer

Patents Belonging To Lewis Howard Latimer: Lewis Howard Latimer - Electric lamp

Benefit of the Risk | if you won't dare, you won't accomplish: Lewis Howard Latimer

Benefit of the Risk | if you won't dare, you won't accomplish: Lewis Howard Latimer

Explore the life of Lewis Howard Latimer, the child of fugitive slaves who went on to help patent the light bulb and the telephone, at Biography.com.

Explore the life of Lewis Howard Latimer, the child of fugitive slaves who went on to help patent the light bulb and the telephone, at Biography.com.

Lewis Howard Latimer  #10823Most Popular BIRTHDAY September 4, 1848 BIRTHPLACE Massachusetts DEATH DATE Dec 11, 1928  (age 80) BIRTH SIGN Virgo

Lewis Howard Latimer #10823Most Popular BIRTHDAY September 4, 1848 BIRTHPLACE Massachusetts DEATH DATE Dec 11, 1928 (age 80) BIRTH SIGN Virgo

Lewis E. Litmier, inventor of light bulb & asst invention of the telephone. Engineer 1939 Married. 2 daughters. Fought in cival war, taught other unprivialaged Negros at his era.

Lewis E. Litmier, inventor of light bulb & asst invention of the telephone. Engineer 1939 Married. 2 daughters. Fought in cival war, taught other unprivialaged Negros at his era.

Patents Belonging To Lewis Howard Latimer: Lewis Howard Latimer - Globe supporter for electric lamps

Patents Belonging To Lewis Howard Latimer

Patents Belonging To Lewis Howard Latimer: Lewis Howard Latimer - Globe supporter for electric lamps

Lewis Howard Latimer (1848-1928) became an engineer at the Edison Electric Light Company where he had the distinction of being the only African American member of "Edison's Pioneers" - Thomas Edison's team of inventors. While working for Edison, Latimer wrote Incandescent Electric Lighting, the first engineering handbook on lighting systems.

Lewis Howard Latimer (1848-1928) became an engineer at the Edison Electric Light Company where he had the distinction of being the only African American member of "Edison's Pioneers" - Thomas Edison's team of inventors. While working for Edison, Latimer wrote Incandescent Electric Lighting, the first engineering handbook on lighting systems.

Patents Belonging To Lewis Howard Latimer: Lewis Howard Latimer - Photo of Inventor

Patents Belonging To Lewis Howard Latimer

Patents Belonging To Lewis Howard Latimer: Lewis Howard Latimer - Photo of Inventor

Lewis Latimer (1848–1928) invented an important part of the light bulb — the carbon filament.    Fast Fact: Latimer worked in the laboratories of both Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell.

Lewis Latimer (1848–1928) invented an important part of the light bulb — the carbon filament. Fast Fact: Latimer worked in the laboratories of both Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell.

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