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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, ...

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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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 ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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James Black was born in Hackensack, New Jersey back in 1800. His mother died when he was very young. His father married again and James and his stepmother did not get along so he ran away from home at the age of 8. He moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he was an apprenticed to a silversmit...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Adolpho A. Birch was born in Washington, D.C. back in 1932.  His father was widowed bringing up Adlopho as a single parent.  His father’s duties as an Episcopal priest often kept him away from home leaving Adolpho with a lot of time on his own.  He graduated from Washington’s Dunbar High School i...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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William Franklin Beedle Jr., was born in O’Fallon, Illinois back in 1918 to William Sr. and Mary. When he was three the family moved to South Pasadena, California. He graduated from the South Pasadena High School, after graduation he attended the Pasadena Junior College.With the outbreak of WWII,...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Mary Elizabeth Bass was born in Marion County, Mississippi back in 1876. During the depression, the family lost their property and moved to Lumberton, Mississippi. Graduating from Columbia High School in 1893 she became an assistant teacher. She worked as a teacher in public schools in Mississipp...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Thomas Baines was born in King’s Lynn, Norfolk back in 1820. At 22 he left England landing in South Africa working for a while in Cape Town as a scenic and portrait artist. He was an official war artist during the Eight Frontier War for the British Army. In 1855-57 the Royal Geographical Society ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Donald Coleman was born in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England back in 1901. He attended Rotherham Grammar School and The Leys School in Cambridge. He went on to earn his Bachelor degree in Engineering at the University of Sheffield, graduating in 1923.After graduation, he worked as a civil servant in ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Mary Astell was born in Newcastle upon Tyne back in 1666 to Peter and Mary. Being a female back then she was not privy to any formal education. However, her uncle Ralph taught her to read and write when she was 8 until she reached the age of 12, that’s when her father died.He left no dowry so her...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Artur Fischer was born in Tumlingen, Germany back in 1919 to Georg and Pauline. When he was a youngster his parents recognized their son’s mechanical aptitude so they bought him the equivalent of an Erector Set. Surviving the Battle of Stalingrad, he left on the last plane, only to be captured la...

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