Where Can You Find a Biography of Black Inventor T. A. Carrington?


Quick Answer

There is no known biography of Thomas (T. A.) Carrington. All that is known about him is that he filed a patent for a type of range oven on July 25, 1876 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Continue Reading
Related Videos

Full Answer

Some websites cite Thomas Carrington as the inventor of the range oven, but kitchen stoves with a similar design to the one in his patent existed as far back as 85 years prior and were common in American homes 25 years prior. If he simply filed a patent that was a variation of an existing design, that would make his invention not particularly noteworthy, and it is unlikely that anyone would be motivated to write a biography of his life.

Learn more about Inventions

Related Questions