DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Garrett Morgan (aged 86)
Garrett Augustus Morgan, Sr. (March 4, 1877 – July 27, 1963) was an African American inventor and businessman as well as an influential political leader. Morgan’s most notable invention was the Traffic Light. Morgan also discovered and developed a chemical hair-processing and straightening solution. He created a successful company based on the discovery along with a complete line of hair-care products.
DEATH: He died in Cleveland, OH, and was laid to rest in the Lake View Cemetery.