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George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr.
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Born (1859-02-14)February 14, 1859
Died November 22, 1896(1896-11-22) (aged 37)
Cause of death Typhoid fever
Education Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1881)
Known for The original Chicago Ferris Wheel and the Ferris wheel concept
Parent(s) George Washington Gale Ferris, Sr. (1818–1895)
Martha Edgerton Hyde

George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. (February 14, 1859 – November 22, 1896) was an American engineer. He is mostly known for creating the original Ferris wheel for the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition.

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