Birth date – 09/04/1848

Birth place – Chelsea , Massachusetts

​-       We can all thank Lewis Latimer when we turn our lights on , Latimer is responsible for the version of the light bulb we all use today.

-       The use of Latimer’s carbon filaments in the light bulb made Thomas Edison’s concept actually work , the same process for the light bulb is used today.

-       Latimer was a child of slaves , a sailor in the Civil War, Assistant to Alexander Graham Bell , The Actual Inventor of the Light Bulb in Thomas Edison’s Laboratory , We all use this patented design today.