ELIJAH J MCCOY

LIFE

HE was a famous inventor.

HE was born in MAY 2 1844,Colchester,Ontario,Canada.

He was a fugitive slave who escape from Kentucky to Canada via the underground railroad.

ACCOMPLISHMENT

HE invented some household items,oil cups,super heaters,some new better rubber tire for cars and a lawn sprinkler.

INTEREST FACTS

HE travel to Scotland at 1860 at the age of 15 because his parents realized that he had a special talent for working with tools and machines so they save money to sent him to a school where he can study mechanical engineering and could learn how to design his own invention.

PERSONAL IMPRESSION

I can tell that Elijah MCcoy is very intelligent and also very creative because

he in invented lots of inventions.