George Washington Galeferris Jr.

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Birthday
14, 1859
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Nov 22, 1896 (37)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
14, 1859
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Nov 22, 1896 (37)

About

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.

Trivia

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

Family Life

He had an older brother named Frederick.

Associated With

He was influenced by Walt Disney.

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