George Washington (name)

George Washington (name)

George Washington (1732–1799) was the Commander-in-Chief of Continental forces in the American Revolution and the first President of the United States after the war of independence.

Many people have been named after him, including:

People with the surname Washington

* George Corbin Washington (1789–1854), United States congressman from Maryland (1827–1833)
* George Washington (inventor) (1871–1946), American businessman
* George Washington (Washington pioneer) (1871–1905), American pioneer

People with the given names George Washington

* George Washington Adams (1801–1829), American politician, and eldest son of U.S. President John Quincy Adams
* George Washington Anderson (1832–1902), American politician
* George Washington Baines (1809–1882), American clergyman and maternal great-grandfather of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson
* George Washington Bethune (1805–1862), preacher-pastor in the Dutch Reformed Church
* George Washington Blanchard (1884–1964), American politician
* George Washington Bridges (1825–1873), American politician
* George Washington Bush (1779–1863), American pioneer
* George Washington Caldwell (1849-1916), Michigan State Representative from 1897 through 1900
* George Washington Carver ("c." 1864/5–1943), American botanist
* George Washington Cass (1810–1888), American industrialist
* George Washington Covington (1838–1911), American politician
* George Washington Crile (1864–1943), American surgeon
* George Washington Parke Custis (1781–1857), adopted son (and also step-grandson) of President George Washington
* George Washington Cullum (1809–1892), Union Army general
* George Washington Cutter (1801–1865), American poet and Mexican War veteran
* George Washington DeLong (1844–1881), United States Navy officer
* George Washington Dixon (1801–1861), American singer, stage actor, and newspaper editor
* George Washington Doane (1799–1859), American churchman, Protestant Episcopal bishop of New Jersey
* George Washington Donaghey (1856–1937), governor of the U.S. state of Arkansas from 1909 to 1913
* George Washington Emery Dorsey (1842–1911), American politician
* George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. (1859–1896), American engineer
* George Washington Fleeger (1839–1894), American politician
* George Washington Gale (1789), an American minister
* George Washington Getty (1819–1901), American Civil War Union general
* George Washington Glasscock (1810–1868), early settler, legislator, and businessman in Tousha.
* George Washington Glick (1827–1911), American politician
* George Washington Goethals (1858–1928), U.S. Army officer and civil engineer
* George Washington Greene (1811–1883), American historian
* George Washington Harris (1814–1869), American humorist
* George Washington Hays (1863–1927), American politician
* George Washington Helme (1822–1893), American businessman and soldier
* George Washington Hockley (1802–1854), a Texas revolutionary who served as Secretary of War for the Republic of Texas.
* George Washington Hopkins (1804–1861), American politician, diplomat, lawyer, judge and teacher
* George Washington Jones (Tennessee politician) (1806–1884), American politician
* George Washington Jones (Texas politician) (1828–1903), American politician
* George Washington Julian (1817–1899), American politician, writer, candidate for Vice President of the United States
* George Washington Lambert (1873–1930), Australian artist
* George Washington Custis Lee (also known as Custis Lee) (1832–1913), eldest son of Robert E. Lee
* George Washington Lent Marr (1779–1856), American politician
* George Washington Ochs Oakes (1861–1931), American journalist
* George Washington Owen (1796–1837), American politician
* George Washington Patterson (1799–1879), American politician
* George Washington Peck (1818–1905), American politician
* George Washington Plunkitt (1842–1924), American politician
* George Washington Rightmire (1868–1952), American educator
* George Washington Riggs (1813–1881), American businessman
* George Washington Scott (1829–1903), American businessman and military officer
* George Washington Shonk (1850–1900), American politician
* George Washington Steele (1839–1922), American lawyer, soldier, and politician
* George Washington Toland (1796–1869), American politician
* George Washington Truett (1867–1944), American minister and writer
* George Washington Vanderbilt (1839–1864), the son of Cornelius Vanderbilt, and thus a member of the prominent Vanderbilt family
* George Washington Vanderbilt II (1862–1914), builder of the Biltmore House
* George Washington Vanderbilt III (1914–1961), a yachtsman and scientific explorer
* George Washington Walker (1800–1859), English Quaker missionary who settled in Tasmania
* George Washington Whistler (1800–1849), American railroad engineer
* George Washington Williams (1849–1891), American religious figure and politician
* George Washington Wilson (1823–1893), Scottish photographer
* George Washington Woodward (1809–1875), American politician
* George Washington Wright (1816–1885), American politician

ee also

* George Washington (disambiguation)
* Washington (name)


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