George Eastman
inventor, suicide, business, activist

Real/Birth Name:
George Eastman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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Brief Facts:

Invented roll film, and the Kodak Camera. Formed the Eastman Kodak Company. Donated large amounts of money, especially to University of Rochester for a medical and dental school, and formation of the Eastman School of Music. Due to pain and depression, committed suicide with a single gunshot through the heart. His suicide note read, "To my friends, my work is done - Why wait? GE.".

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1709 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
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