Black History Month - African American Inventors

Patent Holders List Index F

Carl Eric Fonville - Grommet Bridge Assembly
Carl Eric Fonville - Grommet Bridge Assembly 2006. Carl Eric Fonville

Black history inventors are listed alphabetically: use the A to Z index bar to navigate and select or just browse the many listings. Each listing has the name of the black inventor followed by the patent number(s) which is the unique number assigned to an invention when a patent is issued, the date the patent was issued, and a description of the invention as written by the inventor. If available, links are provided to in-depth articles, biographies, illustrations and photos on each individual inventor or patent. How to submit to the database.

Henry Falkner

  • #426,495, 4/29/1890, Ventilated shoe

    Frank J. Ferrell

    • #420,993, 2/11/1890, Steam trap
    • #428,670, 5/27/1890, Apparatus for melting snow
    • #428,671, 5/27/1890, Valve
    • #450,451, 4/14/1891, Valve
    • #462,762, 11/10/1891, Valve
    • #467,796, 1/26/1892, Valve

    David A. Fisher

    • #162,281, 4/20/1875, Joiners- clamp
    • #174,794, 3/13/1876, Furniture casters

    Robert F. Flemmings Jr.

    • #338,727, 3/30/1886, Guitar

    Sylvester J. Fletcher

    • #D310,744, 9/18/1990, Refuse container

    Carl Eric Fonville

    • #6,591,801, 7/15/2003, Engine Cover Balanced Isolated Support and Seal
    • #6,827,353, 12/7/2004, Externally Supported Wide Tolerance Seal, Co-inventor Michael A Karram
    • #7,040,268, 5/9/2006, Engine Cover Brace Assembly, Co-inventor Michael A Karram
    • #7,070,377, 7/4/2006, Grommet Bridge Assembly
    • #7,103,957, 9/12/2006, Expendable Torque Converter Ring and Assembly Method
    • #7,150,638, 12/19/2006, Cover device and method for electrical connector, Co-inventor Roland C Hawkins
    • #7287523, 10/30/2007, Thermally Responsive Regulator Valve Assembly
    • #7,287,523, 10/30/2007, Thermally responsive regulator valve assembly
    • #7,320,301, 1/22/2008, Clock and anchor pipe fitting and method

    Dennis A. Forbes

    • #D91,996, 4/17/1934, Design for a card for a chemistry card game

    Dawn E. Francis

    • #4,957,534, 9/18/1990, Novel organic fertilizer and production thereof

    Louis W. Freeman

    • #1,805,577, 5/19/1931, Cuff for trousers

      Clara C. Frye

      • #847,758, 3/19/1907, Surgical appliance

      Irvin S. Frye

      • #3,468,123, 9/23/1969, Adjustable shackle