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Re: 10 judges are nuts.




On 02/26/2017 05:19 PM, James A. Donald wrote:
> "James A. Donald" <jamesd AT echeque.com> wrote:
>>> 1.  Edison and Swan, the owners of the Edison & Swan United Electric
>>> Light Company, did invent the light bulb,
>
> On 2/27/2017 10:15 AM, juan wrote:
>>     no they didn't
>
> Oh?
>
> Who did then?
>

Lewis Howard Latimer, who, like Garrett Augustus Morgan, inventor the
modern Traffic Light, was wait for it... a Knee-Grow.

> Latimer received a patent in January 1881 for the "Process of
> Manufacturing Carbons", an improved method for the production of
> carbon filaments used in lightbulbs.[6][7]
>
> The Edison Electric Light Company in New York City hired Latimer in
> 1884, as a draftsman and an expert witness in patent litigation on
> electric lights. Latimer is credited with an improved process for
> creating a carbon filament at this time, which was an improvement on
> Thomas Edison's original paper filament, which would burn out quickly.[8] 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_Howard_Latimer

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