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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Hanna Hammarström was born in Sweden back in 1829 to Per and Christina.  Her father wanted all of children to learn a profession, so Hanna learned to manufacture various forms of ornaments. So, in 1883 she started her own business which she held a monopoly on the production through 1880 into the ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Mark Gwyne was born in McMinnville, Tennessee.  While I don’t know the month from what I’ve been able to find out, the year was 1963.  He graduated from Middle Tennessee State University earning a bachelor’s degree.  He continued his education attending he Tennessee State University earning a mas...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Charles Freeman Geschickter was born in Washington, D.C. back in 1901.  I don’t have any information as to his childhood.  He studied as an undergraduate in Engineering and Educational Psychology earing him a MA and MS degree.  He was awarded a scholarship to Columbia University.  While there his...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Juan Pujol Garcia was born in Barcelona, Spain back in 1912 to Joan and Mercedes. He was sent to the Validemia boarding school twenty miles from Barcelona. After seven years at school he quit. He had several jobs prior to the Spanish Civil War. His father died in 193 and he served six months of c...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Thomas Harold Flowers was born in Poplar, London, England back in 1905. He was an apprentice in mechanical engineering at the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich but he also took evening classes at the University of London earning a degree in electrical engineering. In 1926, he worked at the telecommunicatio...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Flanagan was born in Newark, New Jersey back in 1865. He attended Bartlett School in Boston and St-Gaudens in New York. He continued his education at the Falguidre at the Ecold des Beaux-Arts in Paris. After graduation, he returned to the United States. He was a prolific medallic artist. He ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Zelda Sayre was born in Montgomery, Alabama back in 1917 to Anthony and Minerva. In her youth, she was interested in dancing, taking ballet lessons and enjoying the outdoors. She attended Sidney Lanier High School, but she was only interested in smoking, drinking and spending much of her time wit...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Enrico Fermi was born in Rome, Italy back in 1901 to Alberto and Ida, who was an elementary school teacher. When he was growing up you could find him building electric motors as a hobby.  After graduating from high school, he continued his education at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa.His pro...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Maurice Paul Auguste Charles Fabry was born in Marseille, France back in 1867. He graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris afterward receiving his doctorate from the University of Paris in 1892. His specialty was in optics and spectroscopy. In 1904, he was appointed Professor of Physics at...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Oliver Evans was born in Newport, Delaware back in 1755 to Charles and Ann. His father was a shoemaker. The family moved to the Red Clay Creek area when he was an infant. There are no surviving records about his early childhood except that is was reported his literacy was strong. From a young age...

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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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, ...

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