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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Peter Heniein was born in Nuremberg, Germany back in 1485 to Peter and Barbara.  From what records, I could find is he apprenticed as a locksmith.  In 1504, he was involved in a brawl that left fellow locksmith Georg Glaser dead. Instead of fleeing he asked for asylum in the Franciscan Monastery ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
James Joseph was born in Atlanta, Georgia back in 1858 to Irish immigrants Thomas and Margaret.  He began his first job as a clerk for a local dry goods merchant when he was fourteen.  By 1885, he had started an emporium in downtown Atlanta with his brother Charles.  In 1889, he partnered with Am...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 10
Laurens Hammond was born in Evanston, Illinois back in 1895 to William and Louise.  When he was three his father committed suicide.  So, his mother moved to France and then to Germany for the next 11 years.  When they returned to the States in 1909 he was fluent in both languages.  In 1912, he re...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 22
Howard Tracy Hall was born in Ogden, Utah back in 1919.  He was in the fourth grade when he announced he was going to work for General Electric.  After graduating high school, he attended Weber College for two years before transferring to the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. After gradua...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Hannah Haberfeld was born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia back in 1924.  During WWII, she was imprisoned at the Ravensbruck and Malchow concentration camps.  Most of her family was killed during the Holocaust.  In 1950, she moved to Israel.  For a brief time, she taught in the Basis Yaakov school s...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Sarah Maria Beach was born in Birmingham, England back in 1770 to Richard and Mary. She married Samuel in 1795. Frankly I can’t find out anything about here before that, but apparently, she was highly educated for a woman of her time.  More on that in a moment.Samuel died in 1837, when she was 67...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 21
Wendelin Grimm was born in Külsheim, Germany back in 1818 to Valentine and Mary.  His education was limited to training for a career in farming.  He married Julianna where they stayed until 1857, when they moved to Carver County Minnesota, via New York.  They settled in what is now modern-day Vic...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Grata Flos Matilda Greig was born in Broughty Ferry, Scotland back in 1880 to Robert and Jane. She attended school in Dundee, Scotland before the family moved to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia in 1889. She continued her education at the Presbyterian Ladies’ College in Melbourne but left in 1896.T...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
Seth Green was born in Rochester, New York back in 1817 to Adonijah and Betsy.  During his childhood, he learned fishing skills from his father and the local Seneca people.  He did go to school but quit in the fifth or sixth grade, however exactly when he quit is lost to history.  He left his hom...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
Peter James Wyshner was born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania back in 1915 to Peter Sr., and Antoinette.  After his formal education, he worked as a water boy at Truesdale College, he was only 13.  By the age of 19, he was playing outfield for the Hanover Lits Baseball Club of Wyoming Valley Anthracite...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Harold Gonsalves was born in Alameda, California back in 1926.  He attended school at Alameda, quitting after just 2.5 years to take a job as a stock clerk with Montgomery Ward in Oakland. When he was old enough he joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1943.  He was sent to the Marine Raiders at Camp P...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 22
Jeremy Logan Glick was born in Saddle River, New Jersey back in 1970.  He attended the Saddle River Day School.  He continued his education at the University of Rochester, in Rochester, New York where he was president of the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity.  After graduation, he worked as a sales and ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
James Gilfillan was born in Belchertown, Massachusetts back in 1836.  He graduated from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts.  One of his classmates was the future President James A. Garfield.  After graduation, he worked as an editor of a weekly newspaper.He wanted to be a lawyer, how...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 21
Baptiste Jules Henri Jacques Giffard was born in Paris, France back in 1825.  Sadly, I do not have any information as to his parents, upbringing or education.  This one is going to be short so hand on and let’s get with it.In response to his declining eyesight, he committed suicide in 1882, leavi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
Joachim Gotsche Giæver was born in Lyngen, Norway back in 1856 to Hens and Hanna.  He graduated from the Norwegian Institute of Technology in Trondheim with a degree in Civil Engineering in 1881.  In 1882, he moved to the United States working for the Saint Paul and Pacific Railroad in St. Paul, ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
Alberico Gentili was born in Macerata, Italy back in 1552 to Matteo and Lucrezia.  At the tender age of 20 he had obtained a doctoral degree in law form the University of Perugia.  After graduating he was elected as the chief judge of Ascoli.  Because of his Protestant beliefs he had to flee Ital...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 21
Ekaterine Giorgis asuli Geladze was born in Gambareuli, Russian Empire back in 1856 or 1858, there is no official record of her true date of birth, to Giorgi and Melania.  She was taught to read and write, unusual for a girl back then. She married Besarion around 1872-74.  They had three children...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 21
Dixie Cornell was born in Knoxville, Iowa back in 1866 to Riley and Mary.  Except for a year spent in Ottumwa, Iowa in 1883, she spent her entire life in Knoxville, graduating from the Knoxville Public Schools in 1885. In 1900, she married George.  Originally, she was a member of the Abigail Adam...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
Garrett Augustus Morgan, Sr. was born in Claysville, Kentucky back in 1877 to Sydney and Elizabeth. He attended the Branch Elementary School but left at the age of 14 and moved to Cincinnati, Ohio. He worked as a handyman, until 1895 when he moved to Cleveland, Ohio. He started out repairing sewi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Fernando Luis Garcia Ledesma was born in Utuado, Puerto Rico receiving his primary and secondary education there before moving to San Juan. He was working for the Teas Company as a file clerk. In 1951, he joined the United States Marines Corps receiving he basic training at Parris Island, South C...

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