The Life of Lewis Latimer
The Amazing Inventor
He also helped invent the flushing water closet in railroad trains.
U.S Electric Light Company
The Edison Electric Light Company
General Electric Light Company
Flushing Water Closet
Lewis Latimer also helped invent the flushing water closet in railroad trains
Lewis Latimer invented the carbon filaments in light bulbs with the help of Joseph V. Nichols. Modern day filaments are made of tungsten and other materials.
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