Elijah McCoy Net Worth

Elijah McCoy was born on May 2, 1844 in Colchester, Canada. Best known as the inventor of mechanical lubrication for steam engines, he also had 57 other U.S. patents to his name. His name, McCoy, is a likely origin of the expression "The real McCoy."
Elijah McCoy is a member of Inventor

Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day May 2, 1844
Birth Place Colchester, Canada
Age 175 YEARS OLD
Died On Oct 10, 1929 (age 85)
Birth Sign Taurus

💰 Net worth: $10 million

Some Elijah McCoy images

About

Best known as the Inventor of mechanical lubrication for steam engines, he also had 57 other U.S. patents to his name. His name, McCoy, is a likely origin of the expression "The real McCoy."

Before Fame

He was initially employed as a railroad fireman and oiler for the Michigan Central Railroad.

Trivia

The state of Michigan recognizes his historic contributions is several ways including a historical marker at his former home.

Family Life

He was first married to Ann Elizabeth Stewart who died four short years after they married. He then married Mary Eleanor Delaney.

Associated With

He was acknowledged in Booker T. Washington's book Story of the Negro as a leading black Inventor.