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2 State Fair Famous Americans Created by Mrs. Fortunato’s Class

3 } Born in Cody, Wyoming in January 28 th 1912 } Real name is Paul } Painted amazing abstract paintings } Went to Art Students League of New York } Inspired by art and abstract art

4  PHILO TAYLOR FARNSWORTH Philo Taylor Farnsworth  Born on August 19 th, 1906  On September 7 th, 1927 the first image on Television presented - it was a straight line  Presented a picture of his wife, Pem, in 1929 with her eyes closed because of the bright light required  Died on March 11 th, 1971

5 GERALD FORD  Growing up, family broke apart  Born on July 14 th 1913  Star football player  Got a scholarship to college  Before becoming president was a lawyer, vice president and representative  In the navy during WWII

6 Theodore Roosevelt o Born October 27, 1858 o Had polio as a child o 26 th president of the United states o Teddy bear was named after him while president o Died on January 6,1919 Teddy bear

7 Jackie Robinson Born on January 1 st in Cario, Georgia Was a star in four sports in collage and high school Broke the color barrier Played for the dodgers Played in the Major Leagues Died of heart attack

8  Born on August 18, 1587 in Roanoke Island  First child born to English parents in North America  Parents were Ananias and Eleanor Dare  Disappeared when she was three  Death date is unknown  Born on August 18, 1587 in Roanoke Island  First child born to English parents in North America  Parents were Ananias and Eleanor Dare  Disappeared when she was three  Death date is unknown

9 HANNAH TETER Born on January 27 th 1987 Grew up with three older brothers Loves to jump on the trampoline Famous because of her amazing snowboarding Olympian snowboarder, won many awards

10 ANDREW JACKSON BY: ISABELLA GUERREIRO ☺Born on March 15th, 1767 in SC ☺ Was a orphan ☺ Andrew and Elizabeth were his parents ☺ Parents were immigrants from Ireland ☺ Became a lawyer ☺ Was a soldier at 13 ☺ 20 th President

11 Bethany Hamilton  Born on February 8 th, 1990  Born into a family of surfers  Entered her first competition at 8  Was in a shark attack on Halloween morning  Lost her left arm  A month later came back to surfing  Inspired and showed faith, hope, and determination

12 GEORGE WASHINGTON  Born on February 22 nd, 1732  Was the 1 st president of the U.S.A  Parents died when was young; raised by older brother Lawrence  Fought as a general in the American revolution  Married Martha Dandridge Custis  Died on December 14 th at the age of 67

13 BENNY BENSON Born on Oct. 12 th 1913 Famous for Alaska flag Grew up in a orphanage Made more than one flag Died July 2 nd, 1972

14 HOMER PLESSY  Famous for Plessy vs. Ferguson trial  Born on March 17,1862  Arrest was orchestrated event  Grew up in Louisiana  Died on March 1 st 1925

15 Hank Aaron  Born on February 5 th, 1934  Played football and baseball in high school  Signed in 1952 by the Boston braves and entered the majors  On April 4 th,1974, hit a home run and broke Babe Ruth’s Homerun record  Accepted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on August 1 st, 1982

16 SIDNEY GUTIERREZ  Had over 22 hours in space  Had over 550 jumps in his parachuting team  Had three children 2 girls and 1 boy  Born on June  Raised in New Mexico  Is a astronaut

17 Herbert Hoover  Born on August 10 th, 1874  Became 31 st president of the United States  Parents died when he was 6 years old  Mishandled the Great Depression  Died on October 20 th, 1964

18 BILL GATES ` Born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington ` Began to show an interest in computers at age 13 ` Got a 1590 out of 1600 on the SAT ` Had a partner, Paul Allen ` Built Microsoft ` Became one of the richest men in the world

19 BABE RUTH BORN FEB. 6, 1895 BALTIMORE MD WENT TO CHILDREN HOSPITAL AT 7 STARTED PLAYING BASEBALL IN TEENS PLAYED FOR RED SOX MARRIED [DIVORCED] MOVED TO NY YANKEES DIED ON AUGUST 16, 1984

20 FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT  Born on June 8,1867  Famous architect  Built one of the most famous buildings in the world called the Falling Water  Different environments around the building  Died on April 9 th, 1959 at the age of 91

21 PICABO STREET  Born April 3, 1971 in Triumph, Idaho  Didn’t get a name until she was 3; parents wanted her to choose  First American woman to win the World Cup downhill season title (In 1995 and 1996)  Won Olympic Silver for Downhill in 1994  Won Olympic Gold for Super G in 1998  Was in inducted into the National Ski Hall of Fame in 2004  Is now retired from skiing and is married and is a mom.

22 JEAN BAPTISTE CHARBONNEAU BORN ON FEBRUARY SPEAKS 6 LANGUAGES SON OF SACAGAWEA ON THE DOLLAR COIN DIED ON MAY

23 Lyndon B. Johnson Born August 27, 1908 World War2 hero Vice president 36 th U.S. president Died January 22, 1978

24 SARAH JOSEPHA HALE Born on October 24, 1788 Published first novel in 1827 Wrote presidents about making Thanksgiving a national holiday Writer of Mary had a little lamb Married David Hale in 1813

25 BOOKER T WASHINGTON  Born in 1856  Worked at a salt plant at age 9  Mother was named Jane  Was a slave  Helped stop slavery


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