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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Lawrence Joshua was born in Brewer, Maine back in 1828 to Joshua and Sarah. He was very involved in his church, singing in the choir. Entering Bowdoin College in 1848 he learned to red ancient Greek and Latin. While he suffered from a speech impediment he graduated in 1852.Apparently, the speech ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Emilia Plater was born in Vilnius, Russian Empire back in 1806 to Franciszek and Anna. Her parents divorced when she was 9. She moved in with some relatives who provided her with a well-rounded education.In 1823, one of her cousins was forcibly conscripted into the Imperial Russian Army, thus it ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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This one is going to be short compared to my normal blogs. Joseph Buford was an inventor and wealthy business man. Reaching only the fifth grade I do not know if he even completed it. I have no data as to his place of birth, parents or which school he attended. What I can tell you of course is th...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Polly Baca was born in Weld County, Colorado back in 1941 to Jose and Leda.  When she was 3 the family moved to Greeley, Colorado.  She graduated from the Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science.She joined the “Young Democrats” of the university as a volunteer for c...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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The year was 1360 during the Hundred Year’s War. King Edward III of England led his army of 10,000 men to the gates of Paris. There were many noblemen who was also there. They were met by the defenders of Paris led by Dauphine of France. The English could not breach the defenses, so after a week ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Sandor was born in Sklabina, Slovakia back in 1879. His family emigrated to Chicago when he was five. As a young man, he was an amateur boxer fighting under the name of “Dan Donnelly”.   He won several amateur championships at the Chicago Athletic Association.His first real job was selling newspa...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Frances was born in Bedfordshire, England back in 1609/10 (no record of exactly when) to Lewis and Elizabeth. I don’t know her upbringing, schools she attended or much of anything else except for the rest of the story. Anyway, she married William with whom she had four children. William died at a...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Today I’m writing about Paddy. I can’t tell you the whole story as it would take a week’s posting due to my word limit. He was born in Newtownards, County Down, Ireland back in 1915. Attending Regent House Grammar School and then off to Queen’s University at Belfast where he studied law.Just prio...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Melvin Earl was born in Daleville, Indiana back in 1923 to Owen and Blanche. Graduating from Anderson High School in nearby Anderson, Indiana he went to work for Delco Remy until being drafted into the U.S. Army in 1943.He served in Europe as a private first class in Company B of the 1st Battalio...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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He was born in Oildale, California back in 1937 to James and Flossie. His father died of a brain hemorrhage in 1945 which affected him during his childhood and for the rest of his life. To help him cope with the loss his brother gave him his used guitar. He committed several criminal offenses lik...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Thomas Ward was born in New Rumley, Ohio back in 1845 to Emanuel and Marie.  In 1861 he enlisted in the Union Army at 16 serving in the early campaigns of the Civil War as a private in the 21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry.He saw action at numerous battles including Stones River, Missionary Ridge and ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Francis William was born in Harborne, Birmingham, England back in 1877 to William and Fanny. Educated at Harborne Vicarage School and Malvern College. From 1896 he researched organic chemistry in a private laboratory at his father’s house.His interest to fermentation chemistry and he worked for t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Franklin Flint Thompson was born in Moncton, Colony of New Brunswick, British Canada back in 1841. During the Civil War, he enlisted in the 2nd Michigan Infantry volunteering in Flint, Michigan. Serving as a field nurse campaigns under the command of General McClellan that included the First and ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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First time ever I got the telemarketer to hang up on me. "Hello, this is Jack calling about a problem you're having with your computer." "Okay", I answer. And Jack wants to know if I'm the owner of the computer in our house. "No", I say. "Then I'd like to speak with the owner." Again I tell him n...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Mary Frances was born in Dry Ridge, Kentucky back in 1931 to William and Sarah. Because of her boundless energy her grandfather gave her a nickname (more on that later). The family moved to Erlanger, Kentucky in 1947 where Mary met Betty Jack at Dixie Heights High School.They sang together at Dec...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Elzie Crisler was born in Chester, Illinois back in 1894. As a child he helped his father house painting and paper hanging. He was skilled at playing drums which he put to use providing musical accompaniment to films and vaudeville acts in the local theater.When he turned 18 he took a corresponde...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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William Lawrence was born in Hendrysburg, Ohio back in 1895 to Charles and Lida. He was raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma however when his father died he moved to California. He worked as an orange picker, surveyor, tool dresser and automobile salesman. He also found extra work in the movie industry.When...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Caleb was born in Chinquapin, North Carolina back in 1867. Not much is written about his childhood or parents so we’ll move on. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and went on to the University of Maryland School of Medicine.He had to drop out because of his father’s...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Roy Boehm was born in Brooklyn, New York back in 1924. At the tender age of 17 he enlisted in the United States Navy. He became a diver and saw action in the Pacific theater during WWII. He first served aboard the USS Duncan a Gleaves-class destroyer. The ship entered Pearl Harbor for last minute...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Hey baby I'm here to tell you about yourself You ain't nothin' but a hound dog, scratchin' all the time You ain't nothin' but a hound dog baby, scratchin' all the time You ain't caught no rabbits you ain't no friend of mine.Do you remember those lyrics made famous by none other than Elvis Presley...

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