- Reference (Full name): Ferris, George Washington Gale Jr.
- Born: February 14, 1859, in Galesburg, Illinois
- Died: November 21, 1896, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Vocations: civil engineer, Inventor
Ferris became famous when he created the Ferris wheel in 1892, the chief of construction for the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
According to Adams-Volpe, a contemporary of Ferris, the invention of Ferris wheel brightened the horizon for new technologies and inventions and engineering projects and businesses gave birth to technology-driven civilization.
Ferris died from typhoid fever on November 21, 1896, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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