Granville t woods was an assiduous african american inventor who is worthy of a position in the american historical hall of fame 'woods was born a free man on april 23, 1856 in columbus, ohio to tailer and martha woods' (gale, p 4) he attended school until the age of 10, when family circumstances forced him to go.
Granville t woods (1856–1910) by enabling trains to communicate with each other, woods made railways much safer background: woods was born in columbus, ohio he showed an interest in mechanics at an early age as a young man, woods worked as a railroad worker and engineer, and began thinking up ideas.
Granville woods — born in columbus, oh in 1856 and who taught himself electrical and mechanical engineering while working in railroad machine shops and steel mills — is perhaps best known for inventing a device called the ” multiplex railway telegraph” this variation of the “induction telegraph.
Granville tailer woods (april 23, 1856 – january 30, 1910) was an american inventor who held more than 50 patents he is also the first american of african ancestry to be a mechanical and electrical engineer after the civil war self- taught, he concentrated most of his work on trains and streetcars one of his notable.
Ohs al02705jpg reproduction of a portrait of african american inventor granville t woods woods was born in columbus, ohio in 1856 from 1884 to 1890 he and his brother operated a machine shop in cincinnati, ohio woods received 35 patents for electrical and mechanical devices between 1884 and 1907.