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Henry Blair was the second African American inventor to receive a US patent. He was born in Glen Ross, Maryland, United States in 1807. His first invention was the Seed-Planter, patented October 14, 1834, which allowed farmers to plant more corn using less labor and in a shorter time. Wikipedia
Born: 1807, Montgomery County, MD
Died: 1860
Known for: The second black man to obtain a patent
 

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Sarah Boone was an American inventor who on April 26, 1892, obtained United States patent rights for her improvements to the ironing board. Boone's ironing board was designed to improve the quality of ironing sleeves and the bodies of women's garments. The board was very narrow, curved, and made of wood. Wikipedia
Born: February 1832, Craven County, NC
Died: 1904, New Haven, CT
Spouse: James Boone (m. 1847–1904)
Other name: Boon
Known for: Inventor of an ironing board improvement
 

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