Lewis Latimer Rank
About Lewis Latimer
Lewis Howard Latimer began gathering experience for his career as a patent consultant in 1865 when he got an office boy job at a patent law firm. Before then, he had spent two years in the US Navy as a Landsman. He became famous for patenting inventions such as the incandescent light bulb and working with other inventors such as Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Edison. Besides his work in patenting, he was also an author and teacher.
He was the son of the famous runaway slave, George Latimer, and his wife, Rebecca. He had siblings named William, Margaret and George. He was married to Mary Wilson Lewis from 1873 until her death in 1924. Together, they had two daughters called Louise Rebecca and Emma Jeanette.
He was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for his contribution to the techniques involved in manufacturing electric filament.
He passed away aged 80 in Flushing, Queens, New York City on December 11, 1928.
Lewis Latimer Rank
F.A.Q. about Lewis Latimer
When is his birthday?
Lewis Latimer's birthday is on September 4, 1897.
In how many days is his birthday?
Lewis' birthday is in 313 days
How old was Lewis when he died?
He was 31 years old.
When did he die?
He died in December 11, 1928.
How old would he be today?
Lewis Latimer would be 124 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Lewis from?
He was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, U.S..
Lewis Latimer's Popularity
Lewis Latimer was a famous American inventor, who was born on September 4, 1897. As a person born on this date, Lewis Latimer is listed in our database as the 52nd most popular celebrity for the day (September 4) and the 17th most popular for the year (1897).
People born on September 4 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Lewis Latimer is the 1582nd most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Lewis Latimer's birthday, Lewis Latimer is the 10719th most famous American and ranks 3rd in famous people born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, U.S.
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