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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Anna Lee was born in Montrose, Colorado back in 1921. In 1939, she was in a horse race and she lost by a nose (their words not mine). After that she went on to win many races in both state and country fairs. Just a short six years later she had grown to 5’5” and weighed in at 118 pounds, that dis...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
William Adams was born in Gillingham, Kent, England back in 1564. His father died when he was young so he went to work at a shipyard. He spent twelve years learning shipbuilding, astronomy and navigation before joining the Royal Navy.He served under Sir Francis Drake seeing battle with the Spanis...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
William Bridges was born in Woore, Shropshire, England.  As a young man, he apprenticed to the coach making firm of Baxter & Pierce of Long Acre, London.  Napoleon’s travelling carriage was brought there, after the Battle of Waterloo, where the young William made a drawing of it.  In 1819, he mar...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 17
Soren Sorensen was born in Midtjylland, Denmark back in 1879 to Hans and Sofia. When he was two the family moved to the United States to Perth Amboy, New Jersey. In 1904, he was working for a dye company. One of their products had an effect on people (more on that in a moment). He was able to iso...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
Ada Evans was born in Wanstead, England back in 1872 to Henry and Louisa. She attended school in the Woodford suburb of London before the family moved to Sydney, New South Wales, Australia in 1883. She graduated from the Sydney Girls High School. She continued her education at the University of S...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 17
Robert Henry was born in Bronx, New York back in 1922. He attended the Fordham Preparatory School graduating in 1939. He studied mechanical engineering at Villanova University prior to the outbreak of World War II. He served in the United States Army, after the war he worked at a machine shop bef...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 16
Margaret Ives was born in Calcutta, India back in 1878 to Charles and Mary. Her father died when she was young so her mother moved the family to Boston. The family moved again to Paris, France from 1899 to 1902. She married Finley Peter Dunne in 1902, the union produced four children. She died in...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
Frank Abbott was born in York County, Maine where he attended school. He farmed in Shapleigh, Maine until he was 16. Sorry I do not have any data to know if he actually graduated from school, but that is not what is important to this story. He also studied under the direction of Dr. J.E. Ostrande...

By Angela Johnson-Rhodes, The "Rhodes" that lead you Home at GetMyKeys.com
(Fathom Realty,AR, LLC./Turn Key RE Group)
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Okay,  so it is winter and most buyers are settling in for the season.  Out comes the investors, th eenthusiastic, yet humble tire kicking renters, who I/we help get ready and braced for their upcoming year, so where does that leave the Realtors who love to show land and  homes in the snow and th...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 17
Frank Jr., was born in Bronxville, New York back in 1948 to Frank Sr., and Paulette. He obtained his primary education at a Catholic School. At the age of 15 his father gave him a gas card. He used that card to purchase tires, batteries and other related items only to return them to get the cash ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Vasco Abadjiev was born in Sofia, Bulgaria back in 1926. To say he was brilliant would be an understatement. He graduated from a secondary school at nine. In 1936, his parents moved to Brussels, Belgium. At thirteen he graduated from the Brussels conservatoire with the highest distinction. Right ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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William Weston was born in Bristol, England back in 1776, to Edward and Sarah. His parents were Quaker’s. he attended Gildersome Quaker boarding school in Yorkshire. He found employment at Dillwyn’s Cambrian Pottery in Swansea. He was also an artist, many of his works can be found at the National...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 16
Thomas Young was born in Little Britain, New York back in 1731 to John and Mary. He apprenticed to a local physician afterwards he began his own medical practice in Amenia, New York in 1753. He met a younger Ethan Allen teaching him a great deal about philosophy and political theories. He moved t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
Henry Harrison was born in Mendon, Massachusetts back in 1841. When he was young his father died so he had to work to support his mother and younger sister. I do not have any data if he attended school however that is not of course the rest of the story. He was a resident of Pawtucket, Rhode Isla...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
Arthur Middleton was born in Paris, France back in 1905to Charles and Eliza. From an early age, he was interested in developing a comprehensive theory of reality. To develop those skills, he thought he should first develop an understanding of mathematics and engineering. He graduated from Princet...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
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A heavy snow in Spring Park, Searcy AR?This is a post card that is on ebay right now asking for a buyer.  I have not seen this card before and chances are the Searcy Sleuths have not seen it either.  It shows the old library that was in Spring Park.  It has been replaced with a bigger, nicer libr...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Ammi Burnham was born in Lebanon, New Hampshire back in 1798 to Samuel and Rebecca. He was way beyond me as he showed an exceptional talent for mathematics and drawing. At 14 he worked in his father’s trade. In 1830, he opened his own office in Burlington, Vermont. In 1850, he entered a competiti...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Balamurali Krishna was born in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India back in 1977. When he was three the family moved to Buffalo, New York, then Orangeburg, South Caroling and finally to Baltimore, Maryland. He attended school at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, transferring to Baltimore City College.  Movi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 16
Yang Chih-Yuan was born in Taipei, Taiwan back in 1968. His father died when he was two, so his mother a professor of English moved the family to San Joes, California in 1978. He only knew one English word when they arrived and that was “shoe”. However, in three years he became fluent in English....

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 16
Hidetsugu Yagi was born in Osaka, Empire of Japan back in 1886.  He graduated from the Tokyo Imperial University, Faculty of Sciences in 1909.  He studied in Germany, England and the United States.  In 1919, he became a professor at the Faculty of Engineering Sciences, where in the same year he a...

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