Black History Month - African American Inventors

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Walter H. Sammons - Improved Comb
Walter H. Sammons - Improved Comb. Walter H. Sammons

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Walter H Sammons

  • #1,362,823, 12/21/1920, Comb

Adolphus Samms

  • #3,000,179, 9/19/1961, Rocket engine pump feed system
  • #3,199,455, 8/10/1965, Multiple stage rocket
  • #3,257,089, 6/21/1966, Emergency release for extraction chute
  • #3,310,938, 3/28/1967, Rocket motor fuel feed

George T Sampson

  • #312,388, 2/17/1885, Sled propeller
  • #476,416, 6/7/1892, Clothes drier

Henry Thomas Sampson

  • #3,140,210, 7/7/1964, Binder system for propellants and explosives
  • #3,212,256, 10/19/1965, Case bonding system for cast composite propellants
  • #3,591,860, 7/6/1971, Gamma-Electrical Cell, (co-inventor George H Miley, this patent is not for cell phone tecnology)

Dewey S C Sanderson

  • #3,522,011, 7/28/1970, Urinalysis machine

Ralph W Sanderson

  • #3,362,742, 1/9/1968, Hydraulic shock absorber

Richard L Saxton

  • #4,392,028, 7/5/1983, Pay telephone with sanitized tissue dispenser

Virginia Scharschmidt

  • #1,708,594, 4/9/1929, Safety window cleaning device

Henry Scott

  • #4,881,528, 11/21/1989, Spinal traction and support unit used while seated

Howard L Scott

  • #3,568,685, 3/9/1971, Treating human, animal and synthetic hair with a waterproofing composition

J C Scott

  • #D 212,334, 10/1/1968, Shadow box

Linzy Scott

  • #4,275,716, 6/30/1981, Knee brace

Robert P Scott

  • #524,223, 8/7/1894, Corn silker

Samuel R Scottron

  • #224,732, 2/17/1880, Adjustable window cornice
  • #270,851, 1/16/1883, Cornice
  • #349,525, 9/21/1886, Pole tip
  • #481,720, 8/30/1892, Curtain rod
  • #505,008, 9/12/1893, Supporting bracket

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Earl D Shaw

  • #4,529,942, 7/16/1985, Free-electron amplifier device with electromagnetic radiation delay element

Glenn Shaw

  • #5,046,776, 9/10/1991, Fascia protector for fuel tank filler

Jerry Shelby

  • #5,328,132, 7/12/1994, Engine protection system for recoverable rocket booster

Dennis W Shorter

  • #363,089, 5/17/1887, Feed rack

Wanda A Sigur

  • #5,084,219, 1/28/1992, Method of fabricating composite structures

Esteban Silvera

  • #3,718,157, 5/27/1973, Ram-valve level indicator

Joycelyn Simpson look under Joycelyn Harrison

Stephen Chambers Skanks

  • #587,165, 7/27/1897, Sleeping car berth register

Isadore Small

  • #3,814,948, 6/4/1974, Universal on-delay timer

Brinay Smartt

  • #799,498, 9/12/1905, Reversing-valve
  • #935,169, 9/28/1909, Valve gear
  • #1,052,290, 2/4/1913, Wheel

Bernard Smith

  • #4,544,535, 10/1/1985, Method or preparing nonlaminating anisotropic boron nitride

John Winsor Smith

  • #647,887, 4/17/1900, Game

Jonathan S Smith

  • #3,432,314, 3/11/1969, Transparent zirconia composition and process for making same

Joseph H Smith

Mildred E Smith

  • #4,230,321, 10/28/1980, Family relationships card game

Morris L Smith

  • #3,389,108, 6/18/1968, Printing fluid comprising an aqueous solution of a water-soluble dye and a thermosetting vinylsulfonium polymer
  • #4,882,221, 11/21/1989, Chemically treated paper products - towel and tissue
  • #4,883,475, 11/28/1989, Chemically treated paper products - towel and tissue

Peter D Smith

  • #445,206, 1/27/1891, Potato digger
  • #469,279, 2/23/1892, Grain binder

Robert T Smith

  • #1,970,984, 8/21/1934, Spraying machine

Samuel C Smith

  • #3,956,925, 5/18/1976, Hardness tester

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Lanny S Smoot

  • #4,565,974, 1/21/1986, Optical receiver circuit with active equalizer
  • #4,890,314, 12/26/1989, Teleconferencing facility with high resolution video display
  • #4,928,301, 5/22/1990, Teleconferencing terminal with camera behind display screen

William Snow

  • #437,728, 10/7/1890, Liniment

Harde Spears

  • #110,599, 12/27/1870, Improvement in portable shields for infantry and artillery

Richard Bowie Spikes

  • #972,277, 10/11/1910, Self-locking rack for billiard cues
  • #1,590,557, 6/29/1926, Combination milk bottle opener and cover
  • #1,828,753, 10/27/1932, Method and apparatus for obtaining average samples and temperature of tank liquids
  • #1,889,814, 12/6/1932, Automatic gear shift
  • #1,936,996, 11/28/1933, Transmission and shifting means therefor
  • #3,015,522, 1/2/1962, Automatic safety brake system

Osbourne C Stafford

  • #3,522,558, 8/4/1970, Microwave phase shift device

Elbert Stallworth

  • #1,687,521, 10/16/1928, Electric heater
  • #1,727,842, 9/10/1929, Electric chamber
  • #1,972,634, 9/4/1934, Alarm clock electric switch

Arnold F Stancell

  • #3,657,113, 4/18/1972, Separating fluids with selective membranes

George B. D. Stephens

  • #2,762,377, 9/11/1956, Cigarette holder and ash tray

John Standard

Albert Clifton Stewart

  • #3,255,044, 6/7/1966, Redox couple radiation cell
  • #3,255,045, 6/7/1966, Electric cell

Earl M Stewart

  • #2,031,510, 2/18/1936, Arch and heel support (co-inventor Seymour Shagrin)

Enos W Stewart

  • #362,190, 11/27/1887, Punching machine
  • #373,698, 5/3/1887, Machine for forming vehicle seat bars

Marvin Charles Stewart

  • #3,395,271, 7/30/1968, Arithmetic unit for digital computers
  • #3,605,063, 9/14/1971, System for interconnecting electrical components

Thomas Stewart

Henry F Stilwell

  • #1,911,248, 5/30/1933, Means for receiving mail and other matter on aeroplanes while in motion

Rufus Stokes

  • #3,378,241, 4/16/1968, Exhaust purifier
  • #3,520,113, 7/14/1970, Air pollution control device

Edward H Sutton

  • #149,543, 4/7/1874, Improvement in cotton cultivators

James A Sweeting

  • #594,501, 11/30/1897, Device for rolling cigarettes
  • #605,209, 6/7/1898, Combined knife and scoop

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