Inventors : I To J
Mary Jacob and the history of the
bra. Several patents were issued for women's undergarments.
Invented the Jet Ski.
Invented the Jacquard Loom that weaved complex designs.
The Janney coupler was an improvement
in railroad car couplers that became the standard for the railroad freightcar
couplers used even today.
Invented the Jarvik 7 artificial
Thomas Jefferson was the third President
of the United States, who invented the swivel chair, the spherical sundial,
the moldboard plow and the cipher wheel.
Jenkins invented a mechanical television
system called radiovision and claimed to have transmitted the earliest
moving silhouette images on June 14, 1923.
The first African American man to
receive a patent on March 3, 1821 (US patent 3306x).
One of the forces behind the Apple
Changed the history of American
food production by inventing vacuum packed canning.
Invented the first automatic refrigeration
system for long-haul trucks.
The world's first African American
heavyweight champion in history, also received a patent for a wrench (U.S.patent#1,413,121)
on April the 18th, 1922.
Invented the Super Soaker®,
a squirt gun. Johnson also invented thermodynamics systems, on the side.
Patented an improved mechanical
egg beater on February 5, 1884.
Invented a permanent wave machine
that would allow a hairdo to stay set for days.
Invented the "Clasp Locker", an
early version of the zipper.
Eminent marine biologist, considered
a leader and authority for his work with cell development.
Julian received patents for synthesizing
the medicines physostigmine for glaucoma, and cortisone for rheumatoid
arthritis. He also received a patent for fire-extinguishing equipment.
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