Image Source: George Washington Carver Public Domain Photo
|George Washington Carver |
|Born: July 12, 1861|
|Died: January 5, 1943|
African-American botanist who worked in agricultural extension at the Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama, and who taught former slaves farming techniques for self-sufficiency. He's commonly credited in for inventing hundreds of uses for peanuts.