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GEORGE SHIMA

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By: Marielsa Populis
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George Shima was a farmer.
George Shima over came poverty to become the "Potato King".
He developed a system to pump water out of soil.
He donated food and money to help those in need.
George Shima was a Japanese American businessman in California who became the first Japanese American millionaire. He produced about 85% of the state's potato crop, which earned him the nickname "The Potato King".
In 1889 Ushijima Kinji arrived in San Francisco where he changed his name to George Shima and he worked as a schoolboy.

Goal
George Shima died in the
year of 1926. He died in
Los Angeles, California.
George Shima died in
a stroke.

ALL ABOUT George Shima
George Shima was born in 1863
(1864).He was born in Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
George Shima was born
in 1863??(1864).He was
born in Kurume,
Fukuoka Prefecture,
Japan
George Shima was born in 1863
(1864).He was born in Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
George Shima's Death
George Shima
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT GEORGE SHIMA
George Shima's D.O.B.
George Shima was a japanese
American.George Shima was a
Japanese American businessman
in California who became the first
Japanese American millionaire.

George
SHIMA
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