Figures in History: George Washington (1732-1799)
George Washington was born on 22 February 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, into a family of prosperous farmers.
He began his career as a professional surveyor in 1749 at the age of 17 and was quickly appointed surveyor of Culpeper County, Virginia, his first public office.
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