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timeline of Elijah McCoy's life

This is a timeline of the eleven important dates in Elijah McCoy's life

Jarool Jamool

on 26 February 2011

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Transcript of timeline of Elijah McCoy's life

Elijah McCoy is
born in
on May 2nd, 1844 1840 Elijah travels
to Scotland to
(1860) 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 Elijah makes
& patents his
first ever
lubricating cup
(June 23, 1872) McCoy marries
Ann Elizabeth
(1868) Ann McCoy
dies (1872) McCoy remarries
Mary Eleanora
Delaney (1873) McCoy leaves
the Michigan
Central Railroad
& settles into
Detroit.(1882) hi hi McCoy makes
his greatest
invention yet,
the graphite
lubricator(1916) Elijah McCoy
starts his own
company, the
Elijah McCoy
Company (1920) Mary McCoy
dies in a car
accident that
she & Elijah
were involved
in several years
earlier.(1923) Elijah McCoy
dies in Detroit,
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