George Washington Carver Biography
About George and how he is famous
When he was a youngester
George Washington Carver was born in 1864 at a Missouri farm near Diamond Missouri.George grew up as a slave so he was very poor in his early years. Just to go to the nearest black school George had to walk a long ways when he was only 13. He also had to leave his parents to walk there. Unfortunately his dad died in a farming accident.
Why he was famous/ character traits
He was very famous in missouri for making many things out of just peanuts and sweet potatoes. Some examples are bread, candy,cologne, and those are just some of the things he has made out of peanuts and sweet potatoes George is super brave including how many schools he attempted and failed but kept trying to eventually get in a good school. He was very smart figuring out ways to make candy, soap,etc out of just peanuts and sweet potatoes.George gave his life savings to Tuskegee institute before he died. And finally on january 5, 1943 at Tuskegee institute George died.