African-American scientist who became famous for his research into and promotion of alternative crops to cotton, such as peanuts, soybeans and sweet potatoes. The destruction of cotton crops by boll weevils inspired his scientific work, and he developed and promoted about 100 products made from peanuts that were useful for the house and farm, including cosmetics, dyes, paints, plastics, gasoline, and nitroglycerin.
At age 40, he began a relationship with Miss Sarah L. Hunt, an elementary school teacher, but they never married.
George Washington Carver Age
How old is George Washington Carver? He was born in 1864, he was 159 years old at the time of his death.
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|Age||159 years old|
|Birthday||January 1, 1864|
|Date of Death||January 5, 1943|
Quotes by George Washington Carver
Where there is no vision, there is no hope.— George Washington Carver
Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.— George Washington Carver
Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough. Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets, but I have found that when I silently commune with people, they give up their secrets also – if you love them enough.— George Washington Carver
No individual has any right to come into the world and go out of it without leaving behind him distinct and legitimate reasons for having passed through it.— George Washington Carver
Our creator is the same and never changes despite the names given Him by people here and in all parts of the world. Even if we gave Him no name at all, He would still be there, within us, waiting to give us good on this earth.— George Washington Carver