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Edgar Allan Poe

Managing Real Estate Broker with Fathom Realty PB00068179

Edgar Allan Poe was born in Baltimore back in 1871 to John, sorry I don’t have his mother’s name. Anyway, he attended Princeton University where he played football. In 1889, he was named quarterback of the very first 1899 College Football All-American Team.

He graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1891 with a Bachelor of Arts. He continued his education at the University of Maryland School of Law graduating in 1893. In 1911, he was elected Attorney General of the State of Maryland.

Now, I bet you thought I was writing about his second cousin, twice removed, didn’t you? He died in 1961 at 90. I know this is short but there wasn’t much else I could write about him. Until tomorrow keep that smile on your face.

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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Oswego, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning James. Interesting name to practice law! Enjoy your day!

May 15, 2018 04:19 AM
Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY

Good morning James,

The first Edgar was more interesting!

Make yourself an astonishing day.

May 15, 2018 04:49 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning James Dray,

I was thinking the same thing Wayne Martin ! Interesting name for a lawyer..enjoy you day and keep that smile going all day!

May 15, 2018 04:49 AM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

Good morning, James Dray yes, I thought you were talking about the cousin!!  surprised to find there were two....

May 15, 2018 04:52 AM
Donald Urschalitz
Lubeck Realty Group - Jupiter, FL
P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County

Well i did not see that coming,

May 15, 2018 04:54 AM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Yep, you threw me for a loop there, as I was thinking that I knew old man Poe, haha.

May 15, 2018 06:16 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Okay, James... I admit it... you got me with this one! 

May 15, 2018 07:31 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Got Me, I was thinking of the other one till I saw the dates.  Make it a great day and week.


May 15, 2018 08:23 AM
Libby Cousins
Extraordinary Processing - Spokane, WA
Contract Mortgage Processor, licensed in WA

I did think you were talking about the poet. After reading more about the poet, I am surprised that parents would give the exact same name. I think I would at least switch the first and middle names. 

May 15, 2018 08:30 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


Yes I did think of the poet Edgar Allan Poe, "Quoth the Raven, Nevermore!  Cheers. A

May 15, 2018 10:24 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I also thought you were talking of the poet however the numbers and dates were not matching up James 

May 15, 2018 01:34 PM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good evening James - that must have been a memorable time for Maryland State government.

May 15, 2018 03:50 PM
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Nothing like keeping your audience guessing when a famous name is in the title.

May 15, 2018 07:26 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Hi James,  I always feel I learn so much about history from you.  I did not know that there were two  of them, either.

May 15, 2018 08:38 PM
Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce

I feel for him...no I am not the Sally HansEn who owns the nail polish company !

May 16, 2018 03:13 AM
Robert Vegas Bob Swetz
Las Vegas, NV

Hello James and I have to admit old VB was fooled by the name and or title of your post ;o)

May 16, 2018 12:12 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Yes indeed I thought you wrote about the one who got sick and tired of being at West Point aka the United States Military Academy and in his second year when the uniform was announced for the parade....Cross Belts... well you know what he did...and if not reach out to me privately:)Endre

May 16, 2018 10:57 PM
John Henry, Florida Architect
John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc. - Orlando, FL
Residential Architect, Luxury Custom Home Design

wow, we can blog about ANYTHING here??  I love it!!

Jun 14, 2018 01:04 PM
James Dray

Join the fun, I write about people every day for the past 3-4 years

Jun 14, 2018 02:17 PM