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George Washington Gale Ferris Jr. (February 14, 1859 – November 22, 1896) was an American engineer. He is mostly known for creating the original Ferris Wheel for the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition. Contents. [hide]. 1 Early life; 2 Ferris Wheel; 3 Death; 4 Memoriam; 5 References; 6 Further reading  ...

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Ferris, George Washington Gale, Jr. (14 Feb. 1859-22 Nov. 1896), civil engineer and builder of the Ferris Wheel, was born in Galesburg, Illinois, the son of George Washington Gale Ferris and Martha Edgerton Hyde Ferris, farmers. Ferris's grandfather Silvanus Ferris, along with Reverend George W. Gale, founded the ...

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George Ferris Biography - George Ferris invented "The Ferris Wheel" George Ferris (officially George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr.) was an American engineer best known for inventing t.

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The Man Who Invented the Wheel, and Paid the Price by Dennis Bell. George Washington Gale Ferris invented the wheel, and it cost him his life. The Illinois- born civil engineer gave the world the Ferris Wheel, and got next to nothing for one of the greatest novelties in human history. George was just five years old when his ...

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One of their number, George Washington Gale Ferris Jr., a 33-year-old engineer from Pittsburgh whose company was charged with inspecting the steel used by the fair, was struck by a brainstorm and quickly sketched a huge revolving steel wheel. After adding specifications, he shared the idea with Burnham, who balked at ...

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George Ferris. AKA George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. Born: 14-Feb-1859. Birthplace: Galesburg, IL Died: 22-Nov-1896. Location of death: Pittsburgh, PA Cause of death: unspecified. Remains: Cremated. Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Engineer, Inventor. Nationality: United ...

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Apr 5, 2015 ... Genealogy for George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. (1859 - 1896) family tree on Geni, with over 175 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.

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George Washington Gale Ferris Jr. was born in Galesburg, Illinois, on February 14, 1859, one of the ten children of George W.G. and Martha Edgerton (Hyde) Ferris. In 1864, the family relocated to Carson City, Nevada, where Ferris Sr. helped landscape the new state capital. After the family moved to Riverside, California, ...

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Feb 14, 2013 ... Today is Valentine's Day and ModestoNews.org is here to bring you the tragic story of the inventor of the iconic Ferris Wheel, George Washington Gale Ferris ...