| Share
 

Granville Woods

Born: 1856
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio

Railroad telegraph—A prolific inventor, Woods developed the railroad telegraph, a device that transmitted messages between moving trains. Prior to its creation, moving trains were unable to communicate with each other or with rail stations.

Died: 1910

Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Robert R. Williams, Jr. The National Inventors Hall of Fame Steve Wozniak

More on Granville Woods from Infoplease:

  • Granville T. Woods - Granville T. Woods inventor Born: 1856 Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio. Woods was born in Columbus, ...
  • Granville Woods - Granville Woods Born: 1856 Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio Railroad telegraph—A prolific inventor, ...
  • U-Z - U-Z Robert Anacletus Underwood Lila Meade Valentine Valmiki Nydia Velázquez Ann M. Veneman ...
  • African American Inventors - African American Inventors Thomas L. Jennings (1791–1859) A tailor in New York City, Jennings ...
  • African American Scientists & Inventors - Read biographies of notable African-American scientists, including Benjamin Banneker, George Washington Carver, Patricia Bath, and more.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring