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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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David Crosthwait was born in Nashville, Tennessee back in 1898. At a young age the family moved to Kansas City, Missouri where he attended school. He received his Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Engineering degree from Purdue University.His expertise was air ventilation, central air conditio...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Alfred L. Cralle was born in Kenbridge, Virginia back in 1866 just after the American Civil War. He attended the local schools, but I do not know if he graduated. While working with his father in the carpentry trade he became interested in mechanics. He was sent to Washington, D.C. attending Wayl...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Edith Dircksey Brown was born near Geraldton, Western Australia back in 1861 to Kenneth and Mary. Her mother died when she was seven and her father killed her step-mother when she was 14. Those horrific experiences made her a solitary person. It also committed her to social reforms, securing prop...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Alvin Charles Copeland was born in New Orleans, Louisiana back in 1944. His father left shortly after his birth causing the family to live at the St. Thomas Public Housing Project. He did not finish high school leaving at 16 to help support the family. Working first for Schwegmann’s Super Market ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Lloyd Hillyard was born in Orange, New Jersey back in 1923. In 1941, he studied chemistry at Amherst College. World War II interrupted his studies when he joined the Navy. He spent three years in the Pacific aboard a landing ship, rising to the rank of lieutenant junior grade.After being discharg...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Samuel Pomeroy was born in Paterson, New Jersey back in 1852 to Christopher and Theodora. At 23 he was appointed military aide-de-camp to the Rhode Island Governor, commissioned as a colonel. He graduated from Columbia Law School in 1876. That same year he was elected to the Rhode Island House of...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Elizabeth Hart Jarvis was born in Saybrook, Connecticut back in 1826 to William and Elizabeth.  Growing up in Portland to an affluent and prominent family.  In 1851 while in Newport, Rhode Island she met Samuel, the couple was married in 1856.  The union produced four children all but on died in ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Zerelda Elizabeth Cole was born in Woodford County, Kentucky back in 1825 to James and Lindsay. Her father while she was an infant broke his neck due to a riding accident leaving her mother with two small children. When she was 16 she married Robert in Stamping Ground, Kentucky, the two moved to ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Henry Clay was born in Chester, Pennsylvania back in 1842. In 1863, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps as a newly minted 2nd lieutenant during the American Civil War. He saw action in the Spanish-American War, the Boxer Rebellion and the China Relief Expedition. He accompanied Presiden...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Louis Laurent Marie was born in La Balme-les-Grottes back in 1785 to Joseph and Marie. He attended the Institut National de Jeunes Sourds de Paris where he graduated and became a teacher. In 1815, he traveled to England to give a lecture, then to visit a school in Paris. After a few months in 181...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Edith Clarke was born in Howard County, Maryland back in 1883 to John and Susan. While I don’t have any information as to what happened but, she was orphaned when she was 12. She went to stay with her older sister. Using her inheritance, she studied mathematics and astronomy at Vassar College. Sh...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Robert Reed Church was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi back in 1839 to Charles and Emmeline. His mother died when he was 12, so his father a Steamboat Captain took on along on adventures along the rivers leading to New Orleans. During this time, he worked as a steward and mess hall. He saved u...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Sarah Childress was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee back in 1803 to Joel and Elizabeth. She was well educated attending the Moravians’ Salem Academy in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She met James at the home of Samuel P. Black, he was 19 she was 12. They were married in 1824.The marriage lasted ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Toussaint Charbonneau was born in Boucherville, Quebec back in 1767. For a time, he worked as a fur trapper with the North West Company. While living with the Hidatsa people he purchased a Shoshone girl. In 1804, he was hired by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark for their expedition While on the...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Richard Alva was born in Gibbon, Nebraska back in 1936 to Alva and Erabel. Both of his parents were teachers. When he was three the family moved to Lincoln. His mother died when he was 10. He completed his education at Lincoln High School. He worked as a caddie at the Lincoln Country Club before ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Benjamin Hallowell was probably born in Boston, Massachusetts back in 1761, however there are no records to confirm his birth. Both of his parents were Loyalists, as such they fled to Halifax, Nova Scotia at the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War. In July of 1776, the family moved to Engl...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John William Cann Jr., was born in Louisville, Kentucky back in 1920, to John Sr., and Ida Mae. His parents owned a movie theatre, so he grew up watching a lot of movies. When he was in high school the family moved to Southern California. He majored in drama and literature at Fullerton College.Du...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Allan Brian was born in Hinsdale, Illinois back in 1931. When he was 13 he read an article in Life Magazine that would put him on a path that would change his life. He graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in 1953. He continued his education at Harvard Law School only to quit...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Hamilton Perkins was born in Skiddy, Kansas back in 1874 to Perkins and Ella. He attended Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. After graduation, he enrolled at the University of Kansas graduating with a PhD in 1903. After graduation, he became an assistant professor of chemistry.In 1917, he...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Sonya Butt was born in Eastchurch, Kent, England back in 1924. She was only 15 when WWII started, but as soon as she turned the legal age back then which was 17.5 years old she joined the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force serving in the Administrative Branch. Women were banned from the front-line servi...

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