- 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
John Isaac Hawkins was born in Taunton, Somerset, England back in 1772 to Isaac and Joan. His father was a watchmaker later becoming a Wesleyan minister. John emigrated to the United States attending the College of New Jersey studying medicine and later, chemical filtration. He opened a non-voc...
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...
Charles Cheers was born in Cheshire to John and Margaret. He was educated at the Liverpool Institute. He was an Alderman and member of the Court of Common Council. He also served as Sheriff in 1907, the Lord Mayor from 1915-1916. For his services to London he received a Knighthood. His name appea...
Philip Vaughan was a Welshman, sorry I do not have a clue on where or when he was born, who his parents were, what education he had. In summary, I don’t have hardly any information on him except that is for just one thing. We’ll get to that in a few.He was a proprietor and agent of an iron foundr...
Ward Tunte was born in Lorain, Ohio back in 1894. As a young child, he started saving his money to enroll in the Case School of Applied Science. He graduated for a perfect 4.0 GPA, after graduation he joined the staff of Goodyear in Akron, Ohio in 1917. In 1918, he received his pilot’s license, h...
Gustave Trouve was born in La Haye Descartes, France back in 1839. In 1850, you could find him studying to be a locksmith however due to poor health he moved to Paris where he found work as a clockmaker. While there he invented a carbon-zinc pocket-sized battery to power his automata (a device ma...
Daniel Treadwell was born in Ipswich, Massachusetts back in 1791. I can’t find anything else on him until 1818, so let’s start from there for this history lesson. His first invention was a machine used for making wooden screws in 1819, during that same year he devised a new form of a printing pre...
Elizabeth Thackery was born in Manchester, Lancashire, England back in 1767. When she was 21 he stole 5 handkerchiefs however she was caught by the authorities. While I do not have any information about the court case what I can say is that she was sentenced to seven years in prison.She was place...
Robert Augustus was born on the island of Montserrat in the Caribbean back in 1853. Sorry, but I don’t have any data on him until he joined the Navy in New Jersey in 1881. Assigned as an ordinary seaman on the USS Kearsarge. On October 26th 1881, another seaman fell from a Jacob’s ladder falling ...
Robert Switzer was born in Fromberg, Montana back in 1914 to Emmet and Maud. The family moved to Berkeley, California where he attended the public school. In 1932, he received a scholarship from the Scaife Scholarship foundation. He attended college at the University of California, Berkeley study...
Isaac Merritt was born in Pittstown, New York back in 1811. This is another one where I do not have any information on his early years. What I can tell you is that he obtained his first patent in 1839. That one invention secured his financial success, so he opted to return to his other love.He...
Brian Scudamore was born in San Francisco, California in 1970. He had difficulties reading and math, so he dropped out of high school rather than retaking the class. Despite not graduating from high school he convinced Concordia University to admit him in their business program. He left two years...
Ferdinand Schumacher was born in Celle, Hanover, Germany back in 1822. After completing high school, he apprenticed in the grocery business until he was 28. He and his brother Otto emigrated to the United States. He settled in Akron, Ohio where he was a farmer. He established a grocery trade in 1...
Richard Howland was born in Indianapolis, Indiana back in 1889 to John and Emily. During WWI, he served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps where he advanced through the ranks ending the war as a Major. After the war, he attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1919 to 1923.He star...
Samuel Ruben was born in Harrison, New Jersey back in 1900. Educated in New York City, he did not go to college, instead he was tutored attending night classes. He was encouraged by Professor Bergen Davis to attend lectures and to make the most of the Columbia physics library.He began working a...