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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Peter Buck was born in South Portland, Maine back in 1930. He graduated from Bowdoin College in Brunswick. Continuing his education in 1952 he graduated with a master’s and doctoral degree in physics at Columbia University.From 1957 to 1978 he worked as a nuclear physicist for several companies. ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Peter Bruner was born in Clark County, Kentucky back in 1845 into slavery. At around 10 he worked as a tanner. From what I’ve read he was a rebellious child who was beaten often. In 1864, he escaped and joined the Union Army as a free man at Camp Nelson in Kentucky serving in Company C of the 12t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Dorothy Lavinia was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania back in 1914. She was placed in an orphanage in Troy, New York by her mother Edna just five months after birth. She lived there until she was 12. At 15 she ran away enrolling at the Troy High School, working for Mrs. Jarrrett. After graduatin...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Henry Brown was born in Louisa County, Virginia back in circa 1815 (true date of birth is not known). At 15 he was sent to work in a tobacco factory in Richmond. Born into slavery as far as I could tell he received no formal education. Henry married another slave Nancy, but their marriage was not...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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George Harold was born in North Milwaukee, Wisconsin back in 1908. He attended high school in Portage, Wisconsin. He studied electrical engineering at the University of Wisconsin, Madison receiving his B.S. (1930) an M.S. (1931) and his Ph.D. in 1933. Later that year he joined RCA in Camden, New ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Roy Frampton Brissenden was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina back in 1919 to Henry and Elsie. At 11 he began working in the family business, founded by his father. That was instrumental in grounding him in industry, craftsmanship and marketing. Graduating from the R.J. Reynolds High School i...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Katherine Cook was born in Michigan back in 1875. Her father was on the faculty of Michigan Agricultural College. She was home taught until she reached the age of 14 when she went to college. She graduated with a degree in agriculture becoming a well-known academic during a time when it was belie...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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William Dickson was born in Plum, Pennsylvania back in 1858 to David and Margaret. Don’t know how he did it but he began teaching school at 16, then worked briefly as a coal miner. He moved to Chicago where he worked as a teacher, lumberjack, secretary and salesman. There was no moss growing unde...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Mary Moss was born in Somercotes, Derbyshire, England back in 1791. When she was 16 she met Samuel who soon proposed to her but she refused. That didn’t stop Samuel and he pursued her until she had a change of heart and the couple married. That marriage produced two boys and three girls. When the...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Adrienne Bolland was born in Arcueil, France back in 1895. While I don’t have any information about her parents or early childhood from what I read she developed an independent and assertive streak in her childhood. In her family, she was known as “the little terror.” Later on, in life she descri...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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James Blyth was born in Marykirk, Kincardineshire back in 1839 to John and Catherine. After graduating from a local parish school, he attended Montrose Academy, then to the University of Edinburgh where he received his Bachelor of Arts in 1861. After graduation, he taught mathematics at Morrison’...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Sidney Blyth was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania back in 1882 to Maurice and Georgie. The family was constantly on the move, he attended no less than four schools. That didn’t help as he was expelled in 1891 when he was sent to the Seton Hall Preparatory School in New Jersey. From what I’...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Jennie Louise Blanchard was born in Waterloo, New York back in 1856.  She graduated from Buffalo Central High School in 1874. She wed Robert in 1881, that union produced one son Charles in 1883.  She was the first woman to purchase a woman’s bicycle when they went on sale in Buffalo.  In 1876, sh...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Howard Blackburn was born in Port Medway, Nova Scotia back in 1859. When he turned 18 he moved to Massachusetts where he found work as a fisherman for the Gloucester, Massachusetts fishing company. In 1883, he was on a schooner when a winter storm hit, at the time he and another fisherman were in...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Thornton Blackburn was born in Mason County, Kentucky back in 1812, growing up in Washington, Kentucky. Because he was a black man he was sold ending up in Louisville, Kentucky. He escaped with his wife Lucy in 1831, making their way to Michigan. The two were arrest two years later however Lucy w...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Thora Maria Fredrika Hildegard Bjorck (say that five times fast) was born in Bro, Varmland, Sweden back in 1847 to Carl and Anna. Her mother died when she was four and her father died in 1869 when she was twenty-two. She graduated from Nya Elementar-school in Stockholm in 1872, entering the Uppsa...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Charles Billings was born in Weathersfield, Vermont back in 1834 to Ethan and Clarissa. He apprenticed at Robbins and Lawrence as a machinist. In 1856 when he was 21 he moved to Hartford, Connecticut to work for the Colt Armory as a die sinker and tool maker. While there he became their expert on...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Glen William Bell Jr., was born in Lynwood, California back in 1923. After graduating from the San Bernardino High School in 1941 he joined the United States Marine Corps serving as a cook during WWII. After being discharged he opened up his first hot dog stand in San Bernardino in 1948. In 1952,...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Mieczyslaw Gregory Bekker was born in Strzyzow, Poland back in 1905. I do not have any information as to who his parents were or his early childhood. What I can tell you is in 1929, he graduated from the Warsaw Technical University. After graduation, he worked for the Polish Ministry of Military ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Trevor Baylis was born in Kilburn, London, England back in 1937 to Cecil and Gladys. He attended the North Primary and Dormers Wells Secondary Modern School. After graduation, he worked for the Soil Mechanics Laboratory in Southall. He joined the Army in 1959, as a physical-training instructor wi...

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