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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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
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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)
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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...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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William Ungar was born in Krasne, Poland back in 1913 to a Jewish family. He worked as a teacher in a technical high school prior to WWII. During the war, he fought for the Polish Army where he was wounded. When he returned home, Poland was overrun by the German Army, he was able to remain hidden...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Jennie Kidd Gowanlock was born in Kelso, Scotland back in 1841. Sorry I don’t have any information as to who her parents were so with that the family moved to Canada in 1847 settling near Stratford, Ontario. She was educated in being a teacher where she taught school until she married Edward in 1...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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This one is going to be short, so let’s get to it. Harriet Ruth Brisbane was born in Charleston, South Carolina back in 1834 to William and Julia. The family moved to New England prior to the outbreak of the Civil War. In 1854, she married Cadwallader. The union produced four children.Moving agai...

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(Fathom Realty)
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John Taliaferro was born in Newport, Kentucky back in 1860 to James and Maria. He attended Indiana University for a year before he was appointed to the United States Military Academy, graduating in 1882. After graduation, he was assigned to the 2nd Artillery as a second lieutenant. In 1890, he wa...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Jack Crawford was born in St. Louis, Missouri back in 1922 to Melburne and Dorothy. He enrolled at the Olin Business School in St. Louis in 1940. When WWII started he dropped out joining the U.S. Navy. He was a pilot flying a F6F Hellcat fighter from the USS Essex and the USS Enterprise. During t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Bet ya didn’t know this one. John Stafford was born in Gloucester, Great Britain back in 1750. He attended the Gloucester Cathedral School where he became a boy-singer. He went on to further his career at the Chapel Royal, London. By the 1770’s, he had gained a reputation as a composer and an org...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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William Symington was born in Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Scotland back in 1764. His parents wanted him to join the ministry, but he had other ideas. His passion was to be an engineer. So, in 1785, while working at a local mining company he so impressed his boss that he was sent to the Universi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Kyota Sugimoto was born in Okayama, Japan back in 1882. He entered the Training Institute for Communication Technology in Osaka, Japan in 1900. After graduation, he started working in the letterpress technology field, who exactly he worked for is lost to history however, that is not relevant to t...

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