Garrett Morgan

By Amber Darrah

Background Information

Garrett Morgan was born in Paris,Kentucky March 4 1877. Garrett Morgans parents were former slaves.Garrett Morgan got married to Madge Nelson. Garrett Morgan got married again to Mary Hasek and had 3 sons.

Important Inventions and Other Accomplishments

Garrett Morgan invented the gas mask in 1910 and he invented the traffic signal in 1923. Garrett Morgans brother helped him invent the gas mask. Garrett Morgans gas mask was in world war 1 and he sold it to company's. Garrett Morgan saved 2 people from a fire and got a medal for it.
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