Famous American Agricultural Scientists

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 1 George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver
Famous As: Scientist & Inventor
Birthdate: January 1, 1864
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: January 5, 1943
Agricultural scientist George Washington Carver is best remembered for promoting crops that were alternative to cotton, such as peanuts and sweet potatoes. He invented ways to prevent soil depletion and developed scores of products made from peanuts, including paints and cosmetics. He won numerous honors, such as the Spingarn Medal.

 2 Norman Borlaug

Norman Borlaug
Famous As: Father of the Green Revolution
Birthdate: March 25, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: September 12, 2009
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 3 Sonny Perdue

Sonny Perdue
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 4 Étienne de Boré

Étienne de Boré
Famous As: Agriculturalist
Birthdate: December 27, 1741
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: February 1, 1820

 5 Franklin Hiram King

Franklin Hiram King
Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: June 8, 1848
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: August 4, 1911

 6 E. T. York

E. T. York
Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: July 4, 1922
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: April 15, 2011

 7 John Lorain

John Lorain
Famous As: Agriculturalist
Birthdate: 1753 AD
Nationality: American
Died: 1823 AD
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 8 Claude Hope

Claude Hope
Famous As: Horticulturalist
Birthdate: May 10, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: July 14, 2000