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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Margarita Carmen Cansino was born in Brooklyn, New York back in 1918 to Eduardo and Volga. Her parents wanted her to become a dancer, while she wasn’t fond of the idea she went along with it not to disappoint her parents.  By the time she was eight she was featured in La Fiesta, a short film for ...

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 15
Horace Henry Hayden was born in Windsor, Connecticut back in 1769.  He worked as a cabin boy, architect and schoolteacher.  During the War of 1812, he served as a private in the 39th Regiment, Maryland Militia and later as an assistant surgeon, (sort of Jack of all trades).  Anyway, he died in 18...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
George Dewey Hay was born in Attica, Indiana back in 1895.  I don’t have any information prior to WWI, but after the war was over he was in Memphis, Tennessee working a WMC-AM radio.  January of 1923, he was a late-night announcer at the station.  By 1924 his popularity increased and he for WLS-A...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
Tokuji Hayakawa was born in Tokyo, Japan back in 1893.  He was adopted, where he left primary school after the second grade to his family’s poverty.  He found work as a maker of metallic ornaments to help the family survive.  He died in Tokyo in 1980, he was 86.What you may not know about Tokuji ...

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 18
Marion Hammer was born back in 1939.  She grew up on a farm owned by her grandparents around Columbia, South Carolina.  In order to help the family, put food on the table she became an experienced hunter.  After school, she would go hunting with a .22 bolt-action rifle bringing home squirrels and...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
Hanna Hammarström was born in Sweden back in 1829 to Per and Christina.  Her father wanted all of children to learn a profession, so Hanna learned to manufacture various forms of ornaments. So, in 1883 she started her own business which she held a monopoly on the production through 1880 into the ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 10
And this treasure could be yours!While listing a house at 2405 Brittany Lane in Searcy AR I noticed this georgous lamp post in the front yard.  I said, "Surely that is not one of the historic street lamp posts from Searcy!"  The owner replied that it is.  He bought it when Searcy had removed them...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
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)
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 21
Susanna Hall was born in Stafford-upon-Avon back in 1583 to William and Anne.  At the time girls were not allowed in school, however it is believed that her parent taught her how to read and write.  In 1607, she married John, she was 24 and he was 32.  Her father had left her a dowry of 105 acres...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
Anna Rebecca Hall was born in New York City, New York back in 1863 to Valentine and Mary. She was the first born, so when her father died at 17 she was forced to take control of the family.  She was a leading debutant of the 1881 season.  In December of 1883 she married Elliott, the union produce...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
Joyce Clyde was born in David City, Nebraska back in 1891 to George and Nancy.  His father died when he was seven.  To help support the family he started selling door-to-door with a company that would later be known as Avon Products.  In 1905, Joyce and his brother invested $540.00 to buy picture...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Duane D. Hackney was born in Flint, Michigan back in 1947.  He graduated from the Beecher High School in 1965.  After graduation, he joined the United States Air Force.  he was trained as a pararescue specialist.  On his first mission a .30-caliber slug buried itself in his leg. To avoid being gr...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
James Philo Hagerstrom was born in Cedar Falls, Iowa to Edward and Hazel.  He attended Waterloo west High School graduating in 1939.  He enrolled at the University of Iowa, but after a year he transferred to the Iowa State Teachers College and also joining the Army Reserve Officer’s Training Corp...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 7
George Britton Halford was born in Petworth, Sussex, England back in 1824 to James and Nancy.  He studied medicine in 1842.  He became a member of the Royal College of Physicians in 1851, and the Royal College of Surgeons in 1852.  He received his doctorate at the University of St. Andrews in 185...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Sossina M. Halle was born in Ethiopia back in 1966.  The family fled to the United States during the Ethiopia coup in the mid-70’s.  They settled in Minnesota where she attended Saint John’s Preparatory School graduating in 1983.  She continued her education at the Massachusetts Institute of Tech...

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 19
Nolan Kay was born in Clearfield, Utah back in 1943.  He enrolled at the Utah State University in 1961, transferring to the University of Utah College of Engineering graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.  During his college years, he worked at Lagoon Amusement Park and fo...

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