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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Dunlap was born in Co. Tyrone, Ireland back in 1747. When he was 10 he was sent to Philadelphia to work for his uncle William as an apprentice who was a printer and bookseller. In 1766, his uncle left the business to John. In 1771, John began publishing the Pennsylvania Packet.He served in t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Karl Frelherr von Drais was born in Karlsruhe, Germany back in 1785. Sorry but I cannot find any information about his parents, schooling or anything until 1812. He died in 1851, he was 66 years young. So, let’s get to it shall we.Karl was an inventor, in 1812 he invented the (“running machine”) ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Denis Diderot was born in Langres, Champagne back in 1713 to Didler and Angelique. Educated at a Jesuit college in Langres earning a Master of Arts degree in philosophy in 1732. He continued his education at the College d’Harcourt of the University of Paris, abandoning the clergy he left to study...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Harry Diamond was born in Minsk, Russia back in 1900. In 1908, his family moved to the United States growing up in Quincy, Massachusetts. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1922 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He completed his master’s degree in 1925.He joined...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
Lorna Vivian Morcombe was born in Goderich, Ontario back in 1931 to Vivian and Nora. When she was 14 the family moved to Ottawa. It was there where her love for flying took off. She obtained her private pilot license when she was 16. In 1952 while studying at Ottawa’s Carleton University she rece...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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William Dampler was born in East Coker, Somerset, England back in 1651. He attended King’s School, Bruton before joining the Royal Navy in 1673. He participated in the Battles of Schooneveld before falling ill and returning to England for several months. After recovering he tried his hand at vari...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Iva Toguri D’Aquino was born in Los Angeles, California back in 1916 to Jun and Fumi. She graduated from high school in Los Angeles, continuing her education she graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a degree in zoology in 1940. In July of 1941, she sailed to Japan to visi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
Cornelis Corneliszoon was born in Uitgeest, Holland back in circa 1550. Little is known about his early life, parents or siblings. What I can tell you is of course the rest of the story, so let’s get to it. In 1594, he built his first sawmill which floated on a raft. He sold that sawmill moving t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Thomas Coke was born in Brecon, South Wales back in 1747. He stood 5’01” tall being prone to overweight. He studied at the Jesus College, Oxford graduating with a Bachelor of Arts. Continuing his education with a Master of Arts in 1770, and a Doctor of Civil Law in 1775. When he returned to Breco...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Marthe Mathide Cnockaert was born in Westrozebeke, West Flanders, Belgium back in 1892 to Felix and Marie-Louise. She studied at the Ghent university school of medicine. However, her studies were interrupted when WWI started. In 1914, her home was burned down by German troops. She spoke English, ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Joseph Thomas was born in Aylsham, Norfolk back in 1825 to John and Elizabeth. After graduation, from Gray Friars’ Priory School he apprenticed as a surgical dresser to Charles Gibson a local surgeon. He continued his studies at the University College Hospital graduating in 1846. In 1848, he beca...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Chin Gee Hee was born in Taishan, China back in 1844. His father was a maker of soy sauce crocks. While I don’t have the time frame he made his was to America working in a placer mine in Port Gamble, Washington, where he worked in a lumber mill.In 1783, he arrived in Seattle he opened up the Wa C...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Dennis Chalker was born in Mantua, Ohio back in 1954. I do not any data about his upbringing, his parents etc. As usual I do have the rest of the story, so let’s get to it. He joined the U.S. Army serving in the 82nd Airborne Division. When he was discharged he found a few civilian jobs but not a...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Jean Castaing was born in circa 1685 in France. Sorry but I don’t have any information about his early life or education. In circa 1679, he invented something (more on that in a moment). It took him several years but in 1686 his invention was approved by the Council of State for France. His inven...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
Richmond Reed was born in New York City, New York back in 1906 to William and Genevieve. His father died when he was two and his mother married again. His stepfather thought the way to bring up someone else’s boy was the beat him every day. When he was fourteen he ran away, never to go back.He sp...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Fredrik Rosing Bull was born in Oslo, Norway back in 1882. By 1907, he had finished his studies in civil engineering at the Technical School of Kristiania. In 1916, he was hired as a technical inspector for the insurance company Storebrand.He was interested in one aspect of the company so he set ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Albert Edward Pryke Briggs was born in Redcar, England back in 1923. When he was 12 he saw the HMS Hood anchored off the River Tees. He volunteered to join the Royal Navy the next day. he was told he couldn’t join until he was 15, just one week after turning 15 he joined the Royal Navy. He was tr...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Carl Maxie Brashear was born in Tonieville, Kentucky back in 1931 to McDonald and Gonzella who were sharecroppers. In 1935 the family moved to Sonora, Kentucky. He attended Sonora Grade School graduating in 1946. Two years after graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Navy.He graduated number 16 out o...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Braithwaite was born in London, England back in 1797. He was educated at Mr. Lord’s School in Surrey. He worked at his father’s business becoming a skilled draughtsman. His father died in 1818, leaving his business to John. He added to the business by making high-pressure steam-engines. By 1...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Emily Newell was born in Jasper County, Missouri back in 1877 to James and Anna.  She graduated from Carthage Senior High School.  She attended Goucher College and the University of Missouri but did not graduate due to the death of her father.  She married Harry in 1900, he was an attorney.  She ...

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