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Ferris, George Washington Gale, Jr.locked

(14 February 1859–22 November 1896)
  • Judith Adams-Volpe

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Ferris, George Washington Gale, Jr. (14 February 1859–22 November 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 ...

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