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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Elizabeth Schuyler was born in Albany, New York back in 1757 to Philip and Catherine.  Her mother taught her to read and sew.  It is said she was somewhat of a tomboy growing up.  she accompanied her father one to the meeting of the Six Nations.  Once Benjamin Franklin visited the family while he...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Frances Ethel Gumm was born in Grand Rapids, Minnesota back in 1922 to Francis and Ethel.  The family moved to Lancaster, California in 1926.  In 1928, she enrolled in a dance school.  Apparently, she was good at what she did as she performed with her sister around the United States.  The group b...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Eliza Ann Grier was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina back in 1864 to George and Emily.  Moving to Nashville, Tennessee she studied teaching at Fisk University.  She continued her education at the Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania attending from 1890 to 1897. After graduation, she ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Who says real estate doesn’t pay?Colvin Gravenor was born in Bridgewater, England back in 1910.  The family moved to Winnipeg, Canada.  The family was abandoned by his father shortly after arrival in Winnipeg. He moved to Montreal in the late 1920’s.  Following WWII, he helped lead Montreal’s Non...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Ernest Goüin was born in Tours, France back in 1815 to Édouard and Ernest.  Educated at the Ecole Polytechnique.  He joined the military in 1836, resigning as a Major.  He studied engineering in England, before returning to France.He was placed in charge of monitoring the construction of locomoti...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Glenna Maxey was born in Lubbock, Texas back in 1939.  She graduated from the Monterey High School in Lubbock.  Continuing her education at Colorado College followed by other classes at the Art Students League in New York.  In 1983, she moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Her art appears in many plac...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Rickman John Godlee was born in Upton, Essex, England back in 1849, to Rickman and Mary. After graduation at Tottenham, he continued his education at the University College, London graduating with a B.A.  After that, he received him medical degree from the University of London, winning a gold med...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Conrad Gessner was born in Zurich, Switzerland back in 1516 Ursus, sorry no mention of the mother.  His early life was one of poverty and hardship, however he showed early talents.  He attended the Carolinum in Zurich and later moved to the Fraumunster seminary.  He studied classical languages, a...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Joaquin Garcia was born in Havana, Cuba back in 1952. The family fled Cuba when he was nine moving to the Bronx, New York. He attended Mount Saint Michael Academy, where he received a full football scholarship to the University of Richmond. He applied for the FBI shortly after graduation, he was ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Elmer L. Gaden Jr., was born in Brooklyn, New York back in 1923. He attended Brooklyn Technical High School in 1936. When WWII started he joined the Navy where he served in the Pacific Theater. He attended Columbia University on an accelerated schedule receiving he bachelor’s degree in chemical e...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Ethel Nagy was born in Philadelphia back in 1921. She had planned on pursuing a forestry career while attending college, but at that time no university would accept a female to that major. So, she turned to music. She was a trombonist in the Philadelphia Women’s Orchestra from 1939-40. While atte...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Rose Fortune was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania circa 1774. After the American Revolution, the family move to Nova Scotia when she was 10 years old. She started her own business carting luggage between the ferry docks and nearby homes and hotels. It’s didn’t take long before she became a trus...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Alfred Civillon Fones was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut back in 1869. He graduated from the New York College of Dentistry in 1890. After graduation, he opened his office in Bridgeport. He was a licensed dentist until his death in 1938. Not much so, far right?   Well this is the rest of the stor...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Vigdis Finnbogadottir was born in Reykjavik, Iceland back in 1930 to Finnbogi and Sigriour. Her father was a civil engineer as well as a professor at the University of Iceland. After graduating from high school, she attended the University of Grenoble and the Sorbonne in Paris. After graduation, ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Jacob Fahlstrom was born in Stockholm, Sweden back in 1785. When he was 14 he took a job as a cabin boy on a ship owned by his uncle. The same year he was involved in a shipwreck off the coast of England. He made his way to London where he signed up with Lord Selkirk’s expedition to Hudson Bay.On...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Henri Fabre was born in Marseille, France back in 1882. Sorry I could not find anything about his family or upbringing. He attended the Jesuit College of Marseilles studying in advanced sciences. After graduation, he studied airplane and propeller designs. In 1910 patented something he had invent...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Robert Geoffrey Edwards was born in Batley, Yorkshire, England back in 1925. After graduation from high school he served with the British Army. He graduated with an Ordinary degree before attending the University of Edinburgh where he graduated with a PhD in 1955. He moved to California to finish...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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William C. Durant was born in Boston, Massachusetts back in 1861 to William and Rebecca. He dropped out of high school to work in his grandfather’s lumberyard. In 1886, he co-founded the Flint Road Cart Company, starting out with a $2,000.00 start-up capital he transformed it into a 2-million-dol...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Ferdinand Durang was born in Baltimore, Maryland circa 1785 to John, sorry I don’t have his mother’s name. In fact, I don’t have nothing about his early childhood. What I can tell you is that he was an American actor performing around the Baltimore area. He was a member of the Bowery Theatre Comp...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Allen Balcom DuMont was born in Brooklyn, New York back in 1901 to William and Lillian. When he was 10 he was stricken with polio. He was quarantined in his family’s apartment for almost a year. During that time to keep his young son busy he brought him books and magazines while he was bedridden....

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