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Jessie Armour was born in Westerly, Rhode Island back in 1834to Benjamin and Mary. He worked for his father making baby carriages. At eleven he designed a tool drill the ten evenly spaced holes in carriage wheels. He continued to make improvements adding a brake to carriages, a model which folded...

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John Walter Vincent was born in Durham, North Carolina back in 1919. He moved to New York where he studied at NYU before graduating from the New York University School of Medicine. He joined the United States Army in 1943, serving as the official physician for the Tuskegee Airmen.While serving he...

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Jacob R. Cohen was born in Deer Park, New York back in 1921 to Phillip and Dorothy. He attended Richmond Hill High School graduating in 1939. His father had abandoned the family he delivered groceries and sold newspaper and ice cream to help support the family. In the 1960’s he was working as a s...

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Mary Chilton was born in Sandwich, Kent, England back in 1607 to James and Susannah. When she was thirteen she left with her family on the Mayflower to journey to the New World. After their arrival, her father died in December of 1620 and her mother died six weeks later in January of 1621.She mar...

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Erwin Chargaff was born in Czermowitz, Duchy of Bukovina, Austria-Hungary back in 1905. At the outbreak of WWI, his family moved to Vienna. He attended the Vienna College of Technology. He studied chemistry in Vienna earning a doctorate. He moved to the United States in 1925 serving as the Milton...

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John Carroll was born in Marlborough Town, Province of Maryland back in 1735 to Daniel and Eleanor. His mother had inherited several thousand acres one of the homes in on the Nation Register of Historic Places. Some of his relatives established what is now Baltimore. His cousin Charles was the la...

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Camillo Camilliani was born in Florence, Italy around circa 1574 (not verified), he was the son of sculptor Francesco Camilliani. In 1583, the Viceroy Marcantonio Colonna invited him to Sicily to design several coastal fortifications. It took him a full year to review the existing fortifications ...

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Edward Gowen was born in Smyrna, Delaware back in 1870. He studied engineering in Philadelphia taking his knowledge working for the Pullman Company. In 1912, he founded his own company specializing in the manufacture of pressed-steel chassis frames for automobiles. One of his first clients was th...

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Charles Brooks was born in Virginia it is believed back in 1865. There are no records of who his parents were, his upbringing including but not limited to any education he may have received. However, for this post all of that doesn’t really matter, so let’s get to it shall we. In the 1890’s you c...

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Antoinette Louisa Brown was born in Henrietta, New York back in 1825 to Joseph and Abby. It is noted as early as three she was highly intelligent. She graduated from Monroe County Academy shortly after she began to teach school. After four years she had saved enough money to enroll at Oberlin Col...

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Erastus Brigham was born in West Boylston, Massachusetts back in 1814. He was the son of a carpet weaver, apparently not a good one either as his business began to fail. His parents wanted him to become a physician however due to his limited income he was not able to go to college.At the young ag...

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Wilbur Bestwick was born in Sabetha, Kansas back in 1911. I do not have any information about his parents but I can tell you he graduated for a local high school in Sabetha in 1932.In 1934, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps receiving his basic training at San Diego, California. He was...

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Claude Schaeffer was born in Shamokin, Pennsylvania back in 1894. In 1921, he received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins. In 1924, you could find him at the Case Western Reserve University working as a surgical resident. He stayed there until his death in 1971. In the 1930’s his mission was t...

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Katherine Isabel Hayes was born in Irasburg, Vermont back in 1845 to Henry and Anna. She attended the Adams Academy in Derry, New Hampshire, after graduating she marked William in 1863. The couple moved to India where they worked as missionaries, William died in 1865. Katherine stayed for another...

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Emily Dunning was born in Scarsdale, New York back in 1876 to Edwina and Frances. The family fell upon hard times so her father went to Europe to try and recoup his fortune. While he was away a friend suggested to her mother that Emil might become a milliner’s apprentice. According to Emily her m...

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Here is a mystery for you.Joanna Baker was born in New Rochelle, Illinois back in 1862 to Ridley and Mary. Both of her parents were teachers and linguists. At the tender age of 4 she was fluent in Greek, Latin and French as well as the English language. A little later she also picked up German. B...

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Lillian Gertrud was born in Worcester, Massachusetts back in 1906 to Carl and Selma.  In 1907, her family received new that Lillian’s paternal grandfather had died in Sweden.  Her father was the executor of the estate, so the family went to Sweden to settle the estate.  It took 4.7/5 years to com...

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Jesse Armour was born in Westerly, Rhode Island back in 1834. At the age of ten he designed a drill that would evenly space ten holes in a carriage wheel at the same time. You can see where I’m going with this one.Anyway, he obtained over 150 patents for toys. In 1867, he designed a doll carriage...

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Surekha Shankar was born in Satara, India back in 1965 to Sonabal and Ramchandra. She attended Saint Paul Convent High School. She went on to study Electrical Engineering from the Government Polytechnic College in Karad. That came to an abrupt end in 1986, more on that in a moment.She found work ...

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Schuyler Wheeler was born in New York City back in 1860 to James and Annie. Educated at Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School. His father died in 1881, causing him to leave college. He became as assistant electrician of the Yablochkov Electric Lighting Company. That company folded in 1883, so he ...

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