- Atlanta Point
- Beaver Lake
- Beaver Lake Area
- Beaver Shores
- Cambridge Park
- Champions Estates
- Covington Trace
- Cross Creek
- Dixieland Crossing
- Forest Park
- Heritage Bay Condos On Beaver Lake
- Heritage West
- Oakhill Addition
- Oakhill Ii
- Oak Hill Ii
- Patrick Place
- Pinnacle Business District
- Pinnacle Country Club
- Ridgecrest Meadows
- Shadow Valley
- Silo Falls
- Stone Manor Condominiums
- The Manors
- Turtle Creek
- Village On The Creeks
- Warren Glen
Soren Sorensen was born in Midtjylland, Denmark back in 1879 to Hans and Sofia. When he was two the family moved to the United States to Perth Amboy, New Jersey. In 1904, he was working for a dye company. One of their products had an effect on people (more on that in a moment). He was able to iso...
Robert Henry was born in Bronx, New York back in 1922. He attended the Fordham Preparatory School graduating in 1939. He studied mechanical engineering at Villanova University prior to the outbreak of World War II. He served in the United States Army, after the war he worked at a machine shop bef...
Frank Jr., was born in Bronxville, New York back in 1948 to Frank Sr., and Paulette. He obtained his primary education at a Catholic School. At the age of 15 his father gave him a gas card. He used that card to purchase tires, batteries and other related items only to return them to get the cash ...
Thomas Young was born in Little Britain, New York back in 1731 to John and Mary. He apprenticed to a local physician afterwards he began his own medical practice in Amenia, New York in 1753. He met a younger Ethan Allen teaching him a great deal about philosophy and political theories. He moved t...
Hidetsugu Yagi was born in Osaka, Empire of Japan back in 1886. He graduated from the Tokyo Imperial University, Faculty of Sciences in 1909. He studied in Germany, England and the United States. In 1919, he became a professor at the Faculty of Engineering Sciences, where in the same year he a...
Alfred Bitini was born in Manzana Village, Transkei back in 1893. He was a follower of Nelson Mandela who in 1944 visited his home in Sophiatown to help draft a new constitution. He was president-general of the African National Congress from 1940 to 1949. He died in 1962, his home currently serve...
Angus Gilchrist Jr., was born in Kaufman County, Texas back in 1914 to Angus Sr., and Nemo. He attended Highland Park High School, graduating in 1931. He received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1938. From 1938-40 he worked in the Texas oil fields. In 1940, he joined the Navy...
Momofuku Ando was born in Taiwan, Empire of Japan back in 1910. Raised by his grandparents, following the death of his parents. His grandparents owned a textile store and that the age of 22 he started his own. In 1933, he went to Osaka to study economics at Ritsumeikan University.After WWII ended...
Alexander Wood was born in Cupar, Scotland back in 1817 to James and Mary. He was educated at Edinburgh Academy and at the University of Edinburgh. He received his MD in 1839. It wasn’t until 1853, that he invented something that will forever place him in the history books, more on that in a mome...
Hubert Blaine was born in Bergedorf, Germany back in 1914. He emigrated to the United States settling in Philadelphia. He found work as a typesetter, he also was a member of the American Name Society. It wasn’t until 1938 that he gained attention for something which we will get to shortly.In 1964...
Frederick William was born in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England back in 1897 to Frederick Sr., and Florence. Educated at the charterhouse School in Surrey, at the start of WWI he enlisted in the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars. He transferred to the Royal Flying Corps as a fighter pilot. In 1917, he...
David Marshall was born in Cumberland County, North Carolina back in 1900 to James and Laura. As a young boy, he worked at his family’s farm. In the 8th grade he was expelled from school. When he was 15 he enlisted in the Navy but they found out about his age and discharged him. In 1917, he enrol...
Anna Wessels was born in Hackensack, New Jersey back in 1863 to William and Jane. After graduating from high school, she became a schoolteacher. When her sister Millie narrowly died while in childbirth her life’s direction made a change. She went back to school to become a physician. She enrolled...
Johannes Widmann was born in Eder, Bohemia back in circa 1460. He attended the University of Leipzig in the 1480’s. Sorry I know this is vague but that is all I have to go on. Stay with me on this, I promise we’ll get through it. He received his Bachelor of Art Degree in 1482 and his Doctorate in...
Buster Warenski was born in Kimberly, Nevada back in 1942. Frankly I do not have any information about him that is until 1966 when he was 24. Prior to that his hobby was making knives however after seeing a photo of a knife made by Gil Hibben he started making knives full time.By 1975 was preside...
An Wang was born in Shanghai, China back in 1920. His father taught English at an elementary school and his mother was a homemaker. Graduating from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1940 with a degree in electrical engineering. He emigrated to the United States attending Harvard University earing ...
Frederic Waller was born in Brooklyn, New York back in 1886 to Frederic and Katherine. I don’t have much information about his early childhood. When he was an adult he worked for Paramount Pictures holding several patents including Cinerama, using a curved film screen that extends his peripheral ...
This one is going to be short.John Walson was born in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania back in 1915. I do not have any information about him until 1948. He was the owner of Mahanoy City General Electric appliance store. He had an issue receiving signals from Philadelphia television stations. So, what d...
John Findley was born in Fall River, Massachusetts back in 1852, to David and Martha. He graduated from Monmouth College in 1872, moving on to the University of Wooster and earning Sc.D from Armour Institute in 1904. He was appointed by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1904 for a project.At the ti...
William Walker was born in Newington, Surrey, England back in 1869. In 1887, he was training to be a diver at Portsmouth Dockyard. He was a man of many talents working his way through diver’s attendant, signal man and finally passing his medical exam and deep-water test qualifying him as a deep-w...