George Washington By: Alexis Curd Grade: 5th
George Washington Birthday • George Washington was born on February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.
How old would he be today. • If George Washington was still alive this year he would be 271 years old.
How he died • George Washington was in retirement in Mount Vernon, Washington DC, when he died of throat infection on December 14, 1799.
Where he went to school • George Washington did not go to school. But he did study at home.
Nickname • George Washington’s nickname is Father of our Country.
What other occupations • George Washington also had other occupations he was a Planter, a Farmer, and a Soldier.
Marriage • George Washington was married. He was married to Martha Washington. He had no kids and he didn’t want any kids.
Democrat or Republican • Was George Washington a democrat or a republican? Well to tell you the truth he was neither he was federalist.
Important events. • At age 16 George Washington helped survey Shenandoah lands for Thomas, Lord Fairfax. • George Washington fought the first skirmishes of what grew into the French and Indian war.
Fun facts • Since George Washington had dentures he made sure he brushed his pet horse nelson’s teeth everyday! • George Washington was 6 feet ,2 inches. • His favorite foods were ice cream and fish. • He was a very loud snorer. • He wore size 13 boots
Best thing he did! • I think the best thing that George Washington did was on may 1775 was elected Commander in chief of the Continental army.