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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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George Alden (as far as I could tell) was born and raised in Templeton, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard’s Lawrence Scientific School. After graduation, he taught mechanical engineering for twenty-eight years at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He co-founded the Norton Emery Wheel Company...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
William Addis was born back in 1734, near Clerkenwell, London but I’m not certain. I do not have any data as to who his parents were, if he had any schooling and so on. What I do have of course is the rest of the story, so let’s get to it.In 1770, he was in jail for causing a riot in Spitalfields...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo was born in New York City, New York back in 1936 to Robert and Joan. At 7 he contracted polio, he attended Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains. Continuing with his education he graduated from Fordham University in 1956. After graduation, he served at Fort Ben...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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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)
Comments 17
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)
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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)
Comments 13
Soh Jaipil was born in Boseong County, Korea back in 1864. He studied at the Kim Seong-geun and Park Kyu-su’s private schools. Passing the civil service exam at the age of 18 becoming one of the youngest people to ever pass the exam. He was commissioned a junior officer in 1882. In 1884, he was i...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Chien-Shiung was born in Liuhe, China back in 1912 to Wu and Fan. She received her primary education at the Women’s Normal School No.2 in Suzhou. In 1929, she graduated top of her class and was admitted to the National Central University in Nanjing. In 1936, she left to continue her studies at th...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Charlotte Louise Berry was born in Washington, D.C. back in 1897 to Mackell and Louise. In 1917, she and her sister Sophie joined the Navy. She attained the rank of Yeoman (F) Second Class serving in the U.S. Naval Reserve after the war. She served as secretary of the Naval Reserve retiring in 19...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
William Henry III was born in Boston, Massachusetts to William Henry II and Ann Marie. As a child, he apprenticed as a printer for the American Traveller (no that is the way it was spelled, I double checked). Anyway, his duty was to greet ships as they docked at port. Receiving the latest news fr...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
Elizabeth Coleman was born in New Lisbon, New Jersey back in 1871 to Joseph and Mary. She graduated from Friends’ Central School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1887. After graduation, she worked at her father’s bogs helping to supervise cranberry pickers. During the off season, she continued he...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Harold Alden was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota back in 1903 to William and Harriet. He graduated from George Washington University with a Bachelor of Science degree in physics. He was also awarded the Ruggles Prize for excellence in Mathematics. He continued his education at John Hopkins Universi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 12
Wesley Anthony was born in Baltimore, Maryland back in 1927. He graduated from high school in Washington, D.C. After graduation, he attended Howard University. In 1945, he was nominated for admission to the Naval Academy. One of his classmates Jimmy Carter would later become the 39th President of...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Barbara Polk was born in Boston, Massachusetts back in 1914. Can’t tell you anything about her early upbringing but what I can tell you of course is the rest of the story. She graduated from Smith College. She also took courses from Harvard University however, I could not determine if she actuall...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
Thomas Fletcher was born in Chatham, England back in 1800 to Thomas and Ann. At the ripe old age of 12 he joined the Royal Navy assigned to the HMS Bahama as a midshipman. He met and married Elizabeth in 1822, leaving the Navy as a lieutenant in 1832. His wife died in Calcutta in 1834, afterwards...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Peleg Wadsworth Jr. was born in Duxbury, Massachusetts back in 1748 to Peleg and Susanna. He attended Harvard graduating the A.B. in 1769. He taught school for several years in Plymouth, where he met Elizabeth Bartlett. The couple was married in 1772. The Wadsworth moved to Kingston, Massachusett...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Pierre Vernier was born in Omans, France back in 1580. He was taught science by his father. At some time in his life, sorry I can’t find when, he was captain and castellan of the castle at Ornans for the King of Spain. Later he was director general of economy in the County of Burgundy.In 1631, he...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Antoon van Dyck was born in Antwerp, Belgium back in 1599 to Frans and Maria. By the time he was 15 he was already an accomplished painter. At 16 years old, he opened his own workshop selling his paintings. In 1618, he was admitted to the Guild of Saint Luke as a free master. Within a few short y...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Butler was born in Middletown, Ohio back in 1875. He attended Westminster prep school at Dobbs Ferry, New York then off to Yale University graduating in 1897 with a bachelor’s degree in English. He returned to Middletown where he worked at his father’s paper mill. When his father died the fa...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Hezekiah Usher was born in Bethnal Green, London, England back in 1615. I could not find anything else on his life until the year 1642. Then in 1645 he moved to Boston in the Massachusetts bay Colony. He lived on State Street near the market-place. He opened up a business and by 1652, he was a we...

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