George Westinghouse

George Westinghouse bio

Birth Name: George Westinghouse

Occupation: Engineer

Place Of Birth: NY

Date Of Birth: October 6, 1846

Date Of Death: March 12, 1914

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

George Westinghouse was born on the 6th of October, 1846. He was popular for being a Engineer. American entrepreneur and engineer who invented air brakes for trains. His development of AC electrical power was used in some of the early electrical chairs in prison.

George Westinghouse was born in NY. He started inventing at an early age, beginning with the rotary steam engine at age nineteen. The system of AC electrical power that Tesla developed and he perfected, ended up winning over Edison’s direct current system making him one of Edison’s biggest rivals.

George Westinghouse was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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George Westinghouse was born in 1840s.

George Westinghouse is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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George Westinghouse’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on George Westinghouse’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, George Westinghouse kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

George Westinghouse was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: George Westinghouse
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: George Westinghouse was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: George Westinghouse was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: George Westinghouse had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

George Westinghouse’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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