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Blair, Henry

Born: 1807 AD
Died: 1860 AD

1807 – Henry Blair, born this year in Montgomery County, Maryland, U.S.A. He was the second African American inventor ever to receive a patent.

1821 – Found out that actually Thomas Jennings received a patent for his invention of the dry cleaning process.

1834 – Received his first patent on the 14th of October for his invention of the corn seed planter.

1836 – He later received another patent for the invention of the cotton planter.

1860 – Died this year.