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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Charles Louis was born in Shreve, Ohio back in 1910. Can’t tell you who his parents were however, for this post it is not necessary. He received his B.S. degree in 1934 and his M.A. in Mathematics from George Washington University and his PhD in Physics in 1939. Can you tell he is way beyond me a...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 11
Carl Shipp was born in Waynesville, Illinois back in 1894 to John and Mary. He attended Illinois Wesleyan University on the encouragement from an uncle. He graduated with an A.B. in chemistry.Alfred Homberger recommended he obtain a scholarship to the University of Illinois which he did for a who...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
Marvin Lee was born in New York City back in 1927 to Henry and Fannie. He attended the Ethical Culture Fieldstone School and then the Phillips Academy. He served in the US Navy from 1944-45. In 1950, he received his B.A. in mathematics from Harvard and a PH.D. from Princeton in 1954.He worked at ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
Karl Ludwig von Bertalanffy was born in Atzgerdorf, Austria-Hungary back in 1901 to Gustav and Charlotte. His parents divorced when he was ten. He was educated by private tutors. In 1918, at 17 he began his studies at the University of Innsbruck and the University of Vienna.He had a choice of phi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Antoine Benezet was born in Saint-Quentin, France back in 1713.  They moved several times for religious reasons finally ending up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1731.  Once he arrived he tried his hand at being a merchant but that failed so he tried his hand at teaching school in 1739 at German...

By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
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We were visiting houses on our weekly tour of new listings.  The house was expensive, custom built, and in a lovely area of Searcy AR.  I expected everything to be perfect, which it was but I was especially impressed with this rock that was in a flower bed in front of the house.  Notice it has a ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
Benjamin Harrison V was born in Charles City County, Virginia back in 1726 to Benjamin Harrison IV and Anne. Described in his youth as being “tall and powerfully built”.  His father died in an afternoon thunderstorm with two of his daughters attempting to shut an upstairs window when lightning st...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 18
The year was 1360 during the Hundred Year’s War. King Edward III of England led his army of 10,000 men to the gates of Paris. There were many noblemen who was also there. They were met by the defenders of Paris led by Dauphine of France. The English could not breach the defenses, so after a week ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
Hannibal Hamlin was born in Paris, Massachusetts back in 1809 to Cyrus and Anna. He attended district schools and Hebron Academy. He was admitted to the bar in 1833 where he set up his practice in Hampden, Maine.In 1835, he began his political career being elected to the Main House of Representat...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Sandor was born in Sklabina, Slovakia back in 1879. His family emigrated to Chicago when he was five. As a young man, he was an amateur boxer fighting under the name of “Dan Donnelly”.   He won several amateur championships at the Chicago Athletic Association.His first real job was selling newspa...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
William Rufus DeVane was born in Sampson County, North Carolina back in1786 to William and Margaret. He had a large family which was also wealthy and well-connected. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1803.He was admitted to the bar in 1806, afterwards he moved t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Val Allen was born in Ogden, Utah Territory back in 1895.  He graduated from Ogden High School and went on to Cornell University studying law and engineering.  He also worked at his grandfather’s shop (more on that later).  In 1918, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant with the United State...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
John Barry was born in Tacumshane County, Ireland back in 1745.  His family was evicted from their home by a British landlord so the moved to Rosslare.  As a young man, John was determined to live his life as a seaman starting out as a ship’s cabin boy.Somewhere along the line he ended up in the ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Thaddeus Sobieski Constantine was born in Jefferson Mills, New Hampshire back in 1832 to Clovis and Alpha. His grandfather fought in the Revolutionary War, his father was a drummer boy in the War of 1812.As a young boy, his insatiable appetite for learning served him well as you’ll find out short...

By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 12
 We have been dwelling on memories of old downtown Searcy AR.  Here's a picture that a friend contributed and it is a good one!  Here we see what used to be a bank and now was Esquire Men's Shop.  Beside it is Mrs. Harris's Cafeteria.  The year is not given.  I seem to remember that Mrs. Harris o...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
Benjamin Chapman was born in Oakland, California back in 1928. Most of his childhood was in Tahiti moving to San Francisco when he was 12.He entered the Marine Coups serving during the Korean War. He claimed to have earned the Silver Star, a Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts. After he died the Ma...

By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 15
The year was 1978.  Young people were running around getting ads for the Searcy High School yearbook.  I posted a picture a few days ago from the yearbook featuring Quattlebaum Music.  This one features JC Penney.  It is hard to remember but JC Penney was downtown at 113 North Spring.  And it is ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Virginia Hall was born in Baltimore, Maryland back in 1906 to Ewin and Barbara. She attended Roland Park School and went on to Radcliff College and Barnard College studying French, Italian and German. Wanting to continue her education she received an appointment as a Consular Service clerk in War...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Ebenezer was born in Oxford, Massachusetts back in 1728 to Ebeneezer and Deborah. He lived most of his life in the area marring Jerusha in 1749. Together they had nine children. When he grandfather died in 1750 he inherited 200 acres building his home on that property.He was an active member of t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
William Alexander Anderson was born in Lexington, Virginia back in 1817. Sorry I do not have any information about his childhood but what I can tell you is the rest of the story. he learned one of his brothers and a cousin had been shot in the Goliad Massacre he went to Texas to “take pay out of ...

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