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

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Frederick Bean was born in Taylor, Texas back in 1908 to George and Mary. He graduated from North Dallas High School, after graduation he studied at the Chicago Art Institute. In 1928, he moved to Los Angeles where he found menial jobs. You could find him working at a warehouse, at the local dock...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Stanley Armour was born in Wichita, Kansas back in 1918 to Ralph and Ruth. When he was 8 he discovered his mother’s body after she committed suicide. His father placed him in the care of his maternal grandparents in El Dorado, Kansas. It was reported that he punched his high school principal. He ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Jack Aeby was born in Mount City, Missouri back in 1923. He found work at the Manhattan Project in 1942. His various jobs included ferrying scientists and equipment from Los Alamos to Albuquerque. He worked his way up the ladder to the SEC (Special Engineering Detachment) as a technician. After W...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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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)
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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)
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I was at home Friday when the mailman came a calling. He handed me a package I had been waiting for.  When I opened it up, I was delighted. The good thing is, he doesn't eat anything, never barks, no house training and is forever watchful.  So, what do you think about him?  i know we will enjoy h...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Abel Wolman was born in Baltimore, Maryland back in 1892. He attended Baltimore City College receiving is B.A. in 1913 and his B.S. in engineering in 1915 from John Hopkins University. After graduation, he worked for the Maryland State Department of Health. He was the Chief Engineer from 1922 to ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Jonathan Williams was born in Boston, Massachusetts back in 1751.  He attended Harvard University, and was the grandnephew of someone you may have heard about Benjamin Franklin.  From 1770-1785 he spent a lot of time in England and France assisting Franklin.  Back in the United States he joined t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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William Anderson was born in Walla Walla, Washington back in 1928 to Otto and Audrey. His father was a farmer while his mother had been an opera singer. His parents divorced when he was 15, he went to live with his mother moving to Seattle. He graduated from Lakeside School. Continuing his educat...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Harry Ward, Jr., was born in Chiswick, England back in 1873 to Harry Sr., and Fanny.  His father was a Methodist minister.  During his early years Harry was employed by his father as a wagon-driver.  In 1878, he was sent to a boarding school that did not turn out well for young Harry.  In 1891, h...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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James Tubbs was born in London, England to William (sorry I could not find his mother’s name).  he worked with his father until around 1860, sorry again as I could not find out what he actually did while working there.  However, that is not the basis for this blog.In 1860, he worked with William ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Benjamin Chew was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania back in 1821 to Benjamin Sr. and Anne. Educated at Bristol College and the University of Pennsylvania graduating with a law degree in 1839, though he never practiced that profession. When the American Civil Wars started he volunteered where he ...

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Edward Hutchinson was born in County Dublin, Ireland back in 1891 to Edward Sr. and Ellen. In 1908, he studied Mathematics at Trinity College in Dublin. In his third year, he came into a large in heritance and dropped out of college. In 1928, with the encouragement from Albert Einstein he started...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Joel Solon was born in New York City, New York back in 1927. After his high school education, he enrolled at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1948. In the 1950’s he worked for an aerospace company where he was given the job of developing...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Francis Pettit was born in Hythe, Kent, England back in 1808. His father was postmaster for Hythe, being educated at a private school in Ashford. Of course, being from England the sea was always a fascination for him so he acquired a skill in the construction of model boats. He had an idea which ...

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