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George Eastman
Born (1854-07-12)July 12, 1854
Died March 14, 1932(1932-03-14) (aged 77)
Resting place Ashes buried at Kodak Park
Nationality American
Occupation Businessman, inventor, philanthropist
Known for Photography pioneer, Founder of Eastman Kodak
Net worth $95 million at the time of his death (approximately 1/611th of US GNP)
Parent(s) George Eastman (1815–1862)
Maria Kilbourn (1821–1907)

George Eastman (July 12, 1854 - March 14, 1932) was an American inventor and businessman.

Eastman was born in Waterville, New York. He founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll film. This made photography popular and led to other men inventing film stock. His Kodak company still runs today, but more focused on printers and printing.

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