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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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George Foote was born in Willoughby, Ohio back in 1915 to Robert and Louise.  He received his Bachelor and Master of Arts from the University of Florida in 1939.  After graduation he went on to attend McGill University for medicine.  He performed his internship at Memorial Hospital in Charlotte, ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Rowland Hussey was born in Nantucket Island, Massachusetts back in 1822.  At 15 you could find him working aboard a whaling ship.  While on that ship he had a red star tattooed on his hand.He opened a dry goods store in 1843 near downtown Haverhill, Massachusetts.  The store failed and was shut d...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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John Freeman was born in New York City, New York back in 1835. Sorry but I do not have any information as to who his parents were, where or if he went to school and so on.  What of course I can tell you is the rest of the story.He entered the military in 1861, by 1862 he was serving aboard the US...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Benjamin Babbitt was born in Westmoreland, New York back in 1809 to Nathaniel and Betsey.  He attended public schools while working on the family farm.  By the time he was 20 you could find him working in a machine shop where he learned the trades of wheelwright, machinist and file maker. By the ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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James Smith was born in Denver, Colorado back in 1899.  The family moved to Little Rock, Arkansas where he graduated from Little Rock High School.  then it was off to Princeton, graduating in 1921.  He earned a Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering from MIT in 1925.After graduation he was...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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George Pollard Jr. was born in Nantucket, Massachusetts to George and Tamar back in 1791. His father was a ship’s captain, so it was to be a seafaring life for young George.By the time he was 23 he had served as second mate and then onto first mate from 1815-1819. In 1821, he was appointed captai...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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John Jacob was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts back in 1844 to John White and Sarah. He graduated from Weymouth High School and Harvard College in 1866 with a degree in law. He was admitted to the bar in 1872.Instead of going I into private practice he worked at the Union National Bank as an assi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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John Looney was born circa 1782 however, the true date of his birth is unknown.  I searched and could not find who his parents were.  It is believed he was born in the NE corner of Alabama but even that is unknown.The first we learned of him is when he showed up during the Creek War from 1813-181...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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William Longstreet was born in New Jersey back in circa 1760. As a young boy the family moved to Augusta, Georgia. In 1790 he proposed to Thomas Telfair an idea he had to revolutionize something. More on that in a moment.Anyway, his invention remained for several years just a thought until at las...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
Robert, Robert was born in the Hudson Valley to Robert and Margaret. The family consisted of nine brothers and sisters not counting the parents. Anyway, he graduated from King’s College following the American Revolution in 1764.He married Mary and built a home near a place called Belvedere. He wa...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Edwin Albert Jr. was born in Huntington, Indiana back in 1904 to Edwin Albert Sr. and Katherine. In 1910, the family moved to Binghamton, New York.In 1920, at 16 he took his first flying lesson. In 1927 he flew the first Cessna airplane ever delivered earning a living by barnstorming, charter fly...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Louis Burton Jr. was born in Kingsburg, California back in 1919 to Louis Sr and Sally.  At a young age he was an excellent horse rider.  To earn extra money, he rode broncos and roped steers in his early teens.  He graduated from Hanford High School.  After high school he joined the rodeo and bec...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
William Harvey was born in 1856. Sorry I do not have any information as to where he was born, who his parents were and so on. What I can tell you is the rest of the story.He worked in the Ryan Building located on Brady Street in Davenport, Iowa. He maintained the building where a doctor had his o...

By Paula Prince, Top 10% Grossing REALTOR in NWA
(Coldwell Banker Harris McHaney and Faucette)
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 You may have seen his work in Las Vegas, Motreal or Colorado Springs. Everyone loves Chihuly! This fall his work creates a stunning outdoor exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville AR " Over the years his creations have become familiar around the world. He is globally renowned for his...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Clarence Everett was born in Raleigh, North Carolina back in 1921 to Calvin and Mammie. He graduated from North Carolina Central University and the Echols College of Mortuary Science in Philadelphia.During WWII he served in the United States Army. After the war he managed a funeral home for 45 ye...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Phoebus Aaron was born in Zagare, Lithuania back in 1869. In 1891 he graduated from the Imperial Military Medical Academy with a MD. Later he developed an interest in biochemistry, which of course is the rest of the story.Because of the anti-Semitic issues his family moved to the United States wh...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 18
Edward Drummond was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts back in 1854. After attending public schools, he attended Boston University. After college he worked for the New England Glass Company starting in 1874.He rose through the ranks becoming president in the company from 1883 to 1886 when he moved to...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 20
Charles W. Lindberg, sorry I do not know what the W. is for was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota back in 1920.He enlisted in the United States Marine Corp shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. He was assigned to the Marine Raiders seeing his first combat duty on the island of Guadal...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 18
Leslie Lynch Jr. was born in Omaha, Nebraska bck inn 1913 to Leslie and Dorothy.  Just 16 days after his birth his mother left Leslie Sr., and moved to Oak Park, Illinois. After the divorce his mother married another man who owned a paint and varnish company.Leslie was not aware of his biological...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
Hattie Lawton was born circa 1837 however, there is no documentation as to where she was born.  There is also no documentation as to if that is her real date of birth, as it is just mere speculation.What I can tell you of course is the rest of the story, so let’s get to it.  You could find her wo...

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