George Washington Carver

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George Washington Carver
George Washington Carver c1910 - Restoration.jpg
Photograph circa 1910
Born 1860s
Diamond, Missouri, U.S.
Died (1943-01-05)Januar 5, 1943 (aboot 80 years auld)
Tuskegee, Alabama, U.S.
Releegion Christianity[1]
Awairds Spingarn Medal (1923)

George Washington Carver (1860s[2][3] – Januar 5, 1943), wis an American botanist an inventor.

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  1. Israel, Charlene (15 February 2011). "George Washington Carver: Master Inventor, Artist". CBN News. Christian Broadcasting Network. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  2. The Notable Names Database states aroond 1860 citin a census report frae 1870: "1864 is frequently cited as his birth year, but in the 1870 census form filed by Moses and Susan Carver he is listed as being ten years old." [1].
  3. "About GWC: A Tour of His Life". George Washington Carver National Monument. National Park Service. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2008-02-01. George Washington Carver did not know the exact date of his birth, but he thought it was in January 1864 (some evidence indicates July 1861, but not conclusively). He knew it was sometime before slavery was abolished in Missouri, which occurred in January 1865.