BirthdayJuly 12, 1864
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  1. About

    African American scientist who became famous for his research into and promotion of alternative crops to cotton, such as peanuts, soybeans and sweet potatoes.The destruction of cotton crops by boll weevils inspired his scientific work and he developed and promoted about 100 products made from peanuts that were useful for the house and farm, including cosmetics, dyes, paints, plastics, gasoline, and nitroglycerin.
    He met with three American president —Theodore Roosevelt, Calvin Coolidge and Franklin Roosevelt—which was very rare for an African American man at the time.
    Theodore Roosevelt complimented his inventions.

  2. Before fame

    He was born into slavery and was kidnapped along with his mother and sister from his master's house in Arkansas when he was just a week old and was sod in Kentucky.

  3. Related to

    At age forty, he began a relationship with Miss Sarah L. Hunt, an elementary school teacher, but they never married.

  4. The meaning of the name Carver: Wood Carver
Scientist George Washington Carver born on 12 07 1864 in . Until now, George Washington Carver's age is 78 year old and have Cancer constellation. Count down 357 days will come next birthday of George Washington Carver !

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