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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Margaret Cochran was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania to Robert and Sarah. When she was five her home was attacked by Native Americans. Her father was killed and her mother kidnapped, never to be seen again. Margaret and her brother were not at home at the time of the attack, they lived with...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Russell Sidney Colley was born in Stoneham, Massachusetts back in 1897. His dream was to design women’s clothing but enrolled at the Wentworth Institute of Technology graduating in 1918. Ten years later he moved to Akron, Ohio working as a mechanical engineer for the B.F. Goodrich Co. A fellow en...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Nuta Kotlyarenko was born in Kiev back in 1902. To escape the dictates of Czarist Russia his parents sent him to America when he was 11.   Once he arrived in the States he crisscrossed the country working as a shoeshine boy and a boxer.   He met and married Helen in 1934 while living in Minnesota...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Hiram Codd was born in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England back in 1838 to Edwin (sorry could not find out his mother’s name). When he was 23 he was a mechanical engineer working for the British and Foreign Cork Company where he greatly improved the production of corks. In 1862, he patented a devic...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Georges Claude was born in Paris, France back in 1870. He studied at the Higher School of Physics and Industrial Chemistry of the City of Paris. After graduation, he held several positions as an electrical inspector in a cable factory. He founded and edited the magazine (The Electric Spark). In 1...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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François-Philippe Charpentier was born in France back in 1734. His father was a bookbinder who made sacrifices so that François could attend a Jesuit college at Blois. After a few years he left so he could support himself. He started working as an engraver of copperplate in Paris. As they say the...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Ferdinand Phillippe was born in Moislains, Somme, France back in 1824. Sorry I don’t have much information about him until 1858. In that year, he invented something that was the mainstay until the early 1900’s. Because this one is going to be short, very short he died in 1900, he was 75. What you...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Eugene James Bullard was born in Columbus, Georgia back in 1895 to William and Josephine. He attended the Twenty-eighth Street School from 1901-1906. As a teenager, he stowed away on the German freighter Marta Russ arriving in England then decided to settle in France. He worked in a music hall. W...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Charles Francis was born in Euclid, Ohio back in 1849 to Isaac and Delia. He attended Central High School in Cleveland graduating with honors in 1867. He received an undergraduate education from the University of Michigan and his PhD at Case Western Reserve University in 1880.Before graduating he...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Brown was born in Sheffield, England back in 1816. His father was a slater (one who covers buildings with slate). When he turned 14 he apprenticed to Earl, Horton, & Company. They manufactured files and cutlery. In 1844, he started his own company John Brown & company manufacturing steel.He ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Margaret Brewer was born in Durand, Michigan back in 1930 to Maurice and Anne. After graduating from a Catholic High School in Baltimore she entered the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor where she received a bachelor’s degree in geography in 1952. She joined the U.S. Marine Corps. In 1952 commi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Edward Black was born around 1853 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He joined the 21st Indiana Infantry seeing action at the Battle of Baton Rouge, Battle of Mobile Bay, Battle of Spanish Fort, the Battle of Fort Blakely and the Bayou Teche Campaign to name a few during the American Civil War.He was capt...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Gwendolyn Bingham was born in Troy, Alabama back in 1959. Graduating from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree. She was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Quartermaster Corps as a graduate of the Army ROTC in 1981. She continued her education with a Master of Science i...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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James Biard was born in Paris, Texas back in 1931 to James and Mary. When he was 6, due to some digestive issues his doctor recommended a diet of mashed overripe bananas, stewed apples and homemade dried cottage cheese. Get this, his mother would take unpasteurized milk in a cup towel and hang it...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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David Dunbar was born in Arbroath, Angus, Scotland back in 1854. His family moved to Detroit when he was two. At 15 he left school to work for a company that made plumbing goods. The company experienced financial troubles in 1882, at which time he and a partner took it over. At 28 he invented a l...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Robert Lewis was born in Flint, Michigan back in 1922.  After high school, he worked at odd jobs before enlisting in the United States Marine Cops. With the start of WWII, he joined the United States Navy, he passed the induction examination by memorizing the eye charts because he had limited eye...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Johann Beckmann was born in Hoya in Hanover back in 1739. He was educated at Stade and the University of Gottingen, where his studies included theology, mathematics, physics, natural history, public finance and administration. With the death of his mother in 1762 he started teaching natural histo...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Ballington Booth was born in Brighouse, England back in 1857 to William and Catherine. As a teenager, you could find him preaching at the Salvation Army open-air meetings. At twenty-three he became a Colonel in the Salvation Army as a Training Officer. He was sent to Australia, the United States ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Alexander Bain was born in Houstry, Caithness, Scotland back in 1811. He did not do well in school so his parents had him apprentice to a clockmaker in Wick. He moved to Edinburgh in 1837 where he worked as a journeyman in Clerkenwell. In 1840, he invented something that will forever place him in...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Waightstill Avery was born in Groton, Connecticut back in 1741. He enrolled in Yale around 1763 but only stayed for two years because of the oppressive discipline and the college’s unpopular president. He and fellow student later to become a Justice of the Supreme Court Oliver Ellsworth transferr...

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