92 total votes
George Washington

George Washington

George Constant Louis Washington (May 20, 1871 – March 29, 1946) was a Belgian-born American inventor and businessman. He is best remembered for his invention of an early instant coffee process and for the company he founded to mass-produce it, the G. Washington Coffee Company.An emigrant from his native Belgium, he arrived in the New York area in 1897 and dabbled in several technical fields before hitting upon instant coffee manufacture during a sojourn in Central America in 1906 or 1907. He began selling his coffee in 1909 and founded a company to manufacture it in 1910. Based in New York and New Jersey, his company prospered and became an important military supplier during World War ... more on Wikipedia

George Washington is ranked on...

#25 of 796 Famous American Inventors List 9k VOTES List of famous American inventors, listed loosely by relevance with photos when available. These are some of the greatest Am...

George Washington is also found on...

Famous Male Inventors