George Washington Galeferris Jr.

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Date of Birth February 14, 1859
Place of Birth Pennsylvania
Date of Death Nov 22, 1896 (37)
Horoscope Aquarius

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About George Washington Galeferris Jr.

Engineer who created the Ferris Wheel in 1893 for the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition.

Before Fame

He studied civil engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York.

Achievement

He founded G.W.G. Ferris & Company in Pennsylvania.

Family Life

He had an older brother named Frederick.

Associations

He was influenced by Walt Disney.

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