- He was born 1864 in Diamond Grove, Missouri.
- Dr. Carver went to work in his laboratory at Tuskegee Institute.
- There he developed numerous products and processes that expanded the range of agriculture in the South.
- From peanuts, Carver developed hundreds of products including plastic, shaving cream, and paper.
- He used the soybean to provide breakfast foods, flour, and milk.
- The sweet potato yielded over a hundred products.
- He died January 5, 1943.