Lived: February 22, 1732 - December 14, 1799
● He was appointed the general of all the American forces during the Revolutionary War.
● 1st president of the USA
● Plantation owner in Virginia.
George Washington started out as a surveyor in Virginia. Then he was an officer in the British Army during the French and Indian War. He was married and had a large chunk of land in Virginia called Mount Vernon. George was appointed Supreme Commander of the Continental Army by the Continental Congress. Later he was voted President of the USA. He is the only president ever to be elected unanimously.