George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr.

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1859 – 1896

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Who was George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr.?

George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. was an American engineer. He is mostly known for creating the original Ferris Wheel for the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition.

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Born
Feb 14, 1859
Galesburg
Also known as
  • Джордж Феррис
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor's degree, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Civil Engineering
    ( - 1881)
  • Oakland Military Academy
    (1875 - 1876)
Died
Nov 22, 1896
Pittsburgh

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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