Lewis Howard Latimer sunrise 9/4/1848, Chelsea, MA, sunset, 12/11/1928, Flushing Queens, NY.
Inventor, draftsman, and patent consultant.
His parents were both slaves.
Married with two children.
In 1876 he drafted a drawing for Alexander Graham Bell to receive a patent for the telephone.
In 1881 he got a patent for “Process of Manufacturing Carbons” used in lightbulbs.
He was a founding member of the Flushing, NY Unitarian Church.
Peace, love, joy, gratitude, faith, courage, compassion, and blessings.