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George Washington Carver was an African-American educator and agricultural researcher who headed the Tuskegee Institute, and who developed many uses for lesser-used crops, such as cow peas, sweet potatoes and peanuts. Mu... More »

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George Washington Carver died of complications after a fall in his home on Jan. 5, 1943, according to A&E's Biography. The scientist was 78 years old at the time of his death. More »

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Although popular belief points to George Washington Carver as the inventor of peanut butter, according to LiveScience, he developed a type of peanut butter product but did not invent peanut butter. He is responsible for ... More »

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George Washington Carver claimed that he discovered over 300 ways to use peanuts, and he published a list of all them. He was an American educator, botanist, and inventor. He is known for inventing several new uses for t... More »

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Although popular belief points to George Washington Carver as the inventor of peanut butter, according to LiveScience, he developed a type of peanut butter product but did not invent peanut butter. He is responsible for ... More »

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George Washington Carver died of complications after a fall in his home on Jan. 5, 1943, according to A&E's Biography. The scientist was 78 years old at the time of his death. More »

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George Washington Carver, an African-American inventor working for the Tuskeegee Institute, used an extract derived from sweet potatoes to make glues for postage stamps and other paper products. He became the father of m... More »

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