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African-American inventor Lloyd P. Ray was born in 1860. His wife, Emma J. Ray, was born in 1859. Lloyd P. Ray was an inventor who created an improved version of the standard dustpan. Ray's dustpan received a patent on Aug. 3, 1897.

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African-American inventor Lloyd Ray (born in 1860) patented a new and useful improvement in dustpans. Very little is known about the background and life of Lloyd Ray, but it is clear that he had the ability to think outside of the box to solve problems.

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Twice Sold, Twice Ransomed: Autobiography of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray. by Emma J. Ray, b. 1859 and Lloyd P. Ray, b. 1860

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This latter improved dustpan design was patented by African-American inventor Lloyd Ray on August 9, 1897, while the first patented dustpan was by T.E. McNeill nearly 40 years prior. Handheld dustpans may be used with either a full-size broom or with a smaller whisk broom or a brush sometimes called [by whom?] a duster. This second combination ...

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Lloyd P. Ray died in Seattle, Washington on April 25, 1940 of a natural death. He was best known for being an african-american inventor in the 1900's.

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WHERE LLOYD P. RAY WAS BORN • Loyd P. Ray was born in August 3,1860 in Springfield Missouri. Lots of battles were going on during 1860. He died in April 21,1940. • The civil war going on during 1861 and ended May 1865. • Very little about his background life because he

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Lloyd P. Ray died in Seattle, Washington on April 25, 1940 of a natural death. He was best known for being an african-american inventor in the 1900's.

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Lloyd Ray. It is often the smallest invention that makes the biggest difference in our lives. Paper clips, Post It’s and the like have become part of our idiom and everyday existence, but few people ever take the time to consider where all of these amazing innovations actually originate.

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Science and Technology: African Inventors in the Americas ... Lloyd P. Ray received U.S. Patent No. 587,607 on August 3, 1897 for a new and useful improvement in dust pans. Ray's device included a metal collection plate that trash could be swept into, attached to a short wooden handle.

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Later Life Dust pan was invented and patented in 1897 Extremely useful tool; helped people cleaning their homes Became the 587,607th U.S. patent Early Adulthood Born on February 8th, 1860 Lived in Kentucky Town Texas with 16 siblings Mother had been a slave When Lloyd turned 10,