2 Best Garrett Morgan Quotes from the Inventor of the Gas Mask

Garrett Augustus Morgan, an inventor and businessman, born on March 4, 1877, significantly contributed to public safety with his inventions, including an early gas mask and a traffic signal.

Morgan began his career in Ohio repairing sewing machines, which fostered an interest in machines.

His inventions include the 1914 patented Morgan safety hood and smoke protector, which acted as a primitive gas mask and the 1923 patented T-shaped traffic signal improving upon existing designs.

Garrett Morgan

Besides inventing, Morgan also championed African American rights through his newspaper and membership in the NAACP.

He passed away on July 27, 1963, in Cleveland, leaving behind a legacy of inventions promoting public safety.

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In this article, I have collected the best quotes by Garrett Morgan.

Best Garrett Morgan Quotes


If you want to do something then be the best. ~ Garrett Morgan.

If you can be the best, then why not try to be the best? ~ Garrett Morgan.

So these were the 2 top Garrett Morgan quotes and sayings.

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