Who improved quality of life in one way or another? Here are a few people to consider researching.
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Benz, Carl - pioneer in construction of motor-driven vehicles
McCoy, Elijah (The Real McCoy) -The man whose invention is behind the phrase "the real McCoy," American engineer and inventor Elijah McCoy patented more than fifty devices during his career, most relating to the lubrication of locomotives.
Rustin, Bayard - Though often called "Mr. March" for his prime organizational role in one of the most important nonviolent protests in American history--the 1963 March on Washington--Bayard Rustin is still something of an unsung hero.