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Kate Milligan Evans was born in Abingdon, Berkshire. England back in 1857. In 1862, her family moved from England to New Zealand. She attended the Auckland College and Grammar School. She continued her education at the University of New Zealand graduating in 1877 with a Bachelor of Arts.She was t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Richard E. Davis was born in Joplin, Missouri back in 1926. He graduated from Topeka High School in 1944. He was a piano child prodigy composing many jazz and blues numbers.   After graduation, he joined the U.S. Army and was discharged after the war ended. He attended Washburn University, Columb...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Frank Benjamin Colton was born in Poland back in 1923, he immigrated to the United States in 1934. He attended Northwestern University graduating with a B.S. and M.S in 1945 and 1946 respectively. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1950. He was a research fellow at the Mayo Fou...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Anne Hill Carter was born in Charles City, Virginia back in 1773 to Charles and Anne. Her family was wealthy and she lived as a Southern Belle. In 1793, she married Henry moving to northern Virginia. Six children were born to this marriage. Due to bad investments Henry was forced to declare bankr...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Thomas Bladen Capel was born in London, England back in 1776 to William and Harriet. At the tender age of 5 years 7 months old he served on the HMS Phaeton, which was common in those days. This insured him the possibility to rise rapidly through the ranks before actually going to sea.I’m not goin...

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James Francis was born in Cleveland, Ohio back in 1920. He was attending Oberlin College before receiving an appointment to the United States Naval Academy. He graduated in 1942, completing the Academy in three years due to an accelerated wartime curriculum.He was assigned to the Naval Submarine ...

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Charles Brunier was born in Paris back in 1901. I do not have any information on Charles until 1918 when he was wounded in action while serving in Syria. He received the Croix de Guerre for saving a lieutenant’s life during WWI. In 1923, he was convicted of murder and armed robbery sent to a pena...

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William Strickland was born in Yorkshire, England date unknown. When he was a young man he sailed to the New World as one of Sebastian Cabot’s lieutenants. Apparently, he was an accomplished man as a coat of arms with certain insignias which of course is the rest of the story.He returned to Yorks...

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Christopher Miner was born in Manchester, Connecticut back in 1833. This one is going to be short compared to my usual history lessons. So, let’s get on to it. He worked for Samuel Colt at his factory where he learned all about the arms-making trade. He invented something around 1859 which of cou...

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Sidney Howe was born in Columbus, Ohio back in 1858 to John and Elizabeth. He attended Columbus public schools then he went to work in his father’s manufacturing business during his teenage year. By the time he was 14 he was considered to be an expert telegraph operator. He attended Capital Unive...

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William Roedel was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania back in 1854. He attended Franklin & Marshall College graduating in 1873. In the early 1890’s you could find him in Colorado working as a successful businessman. Visiting Chicago shortly after 1893 where he was first introduced to the Christian S...

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Mary Young was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania back in 1776 to William and Rebecca. Her father died when she was two years old. Her mother then moved the family to Baltimore, Maryland earning a living as a seamstress. In 1795, she married John and moved back to Philadelphia with her husband.Th...

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Hymen Lipman was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He emigrated to the United States arriving in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania around 1829. That’s about all I can tell you except for or course the rest of the story. Around 1840, he became the leading stationer in the Philadelphia area. In 1843, he opened t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Elizabeth Robinson was born in Riverdale, Illinois back in 1911. She attended the Thornton Township High School. In 1928, she did something no other woman had done (more on that in a moment). Anyway in 1931 she was involved in a plane crash, when her body was found she was thought to be dead. She...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Johnson William Richardson was born in Virginia. When he was young (exact age unknown) he was shanghaied onto a ship. He sailed the North Atlantic for several years before he found the opportunity to escape. He moved to St. Joseph, Missouri where he worked grooming horses.An opportunity came up f...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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The first Declaration of Independence.Okay, so this is a new one on me.  It is reported the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence was signed on May 20, 1775 more than a year prior to the one we all know.  Its authenticity of course is disputed by scholars both for and against it. Some say it wa...

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Rowland Hussey was born in Nantucket Island, Massachusetts back in 1822.  At 15 you could find him working aboard a whaling ship.  While on that ship he had a red star tattooed on his hand.He opened a dry goods store in 1843 near downtown Haverhill, Massachusetts.  The store failed and was shut d...

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John Laurens was born in Charleston, South Carolina to Henry and Elanor. His father was a slave trader, one of the largest in the country.After the death of his mother his father sent him to England for his education. His interest was in science and medicine, but he yielded to his father’s wishes...

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Eliphalet Dyer was born in Windham Connecticut back in 1721. He attended Yale graduating in 1740. In 1746, he was admitted to the bar. He became involved with the local militia being elected to justice of the peace in 1747.During the French and Indian War, he was promoted to Lt. Colonel being par...

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Jake W. Ehrlich was born in Rockville, Maryland back in 1900.  He earned his law degree and later a doctorate at Georgetown University.  For much of his career he was an attorney for the San Francisco Police Officer’s Association.He defended prostitutes and police officer for much of his 50-year’...

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