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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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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...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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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...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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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...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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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...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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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 ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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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...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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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...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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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...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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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...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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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...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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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...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Hazel Jane Raines was born in Waynesboro, Georgia back in 1916 to Frank and Bessie. Graduating from Wesleyan College in 1936 with a liberal arts degree. I could not find what she did immediately after graduation however, she earned her pilot’s license in 1938. She earned a living as a stunt pilot...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Charles White was born in Florence, Wisconsin back in 1884. In 1894 the family moved to Pittsfield, Massachusetts where he graduated from Pittsfield High School. He went on to Williams College graduating in 1905, then he was off to Harvard Law School graduating in 1908.In 1917, just a month after...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Michael Edward was born in Cleveland, Ohio back in 1939. He wanted to be a boxer however, when he was 19 he was involved in a vehicle accident that left him in a coma for several days, that ended his boxing career. So, he went back to college earning a B.S. in Chemistry and Mathematics from Weste...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Joseph Henry was born in Rochester, Pennsylvania back in 1860 to Joseph and Martha. Can’t tell you about his early education however, in 1878 you could find him at the United States Naval Academy graduating in 1884 as a second lieutenant.In 1892, he was promoted to first lieutenant and to captain...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Edwin Elijah was born in Lewis, Iowa back in 1889. As a youngster, he worked in his father’s general store in Lewis. When he turned 31 in 1920, he moved to Hastings, Iowa where he worked with patent medicines and household products. That same year he began experimenting with something which he so...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Thomas Mundy was born in Metuchen, New Jersey back in 1824 to Thomas and Lucy. From 1870 to 1878 he was a school principal. In his spare time, he was a handyman in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He was appointed to be a member of a committee that made amendments that was approved by the State Legislatu...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Richard Wagstaff was born in Mount Vernon, New York back in 1929 to Richard and Julia. He attended A.B. Davis High School where he was an average student. When he was 10 he had already made his mind up on what he wanted to do to earn a living. He attended Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Nicholas Gilman was born in Exeter, New Hampshire back in 1755. I know he attended public school however, I cannot find anywhere if he graduated. Anyway, he was a clerk at his father’s trading house. When the American Revolutionary War started he served as New Hampshire’s state treasurer. Later i...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Alfred Carlton was born in Salem, Oregon back in 1884. He early education was at the Tualati Academy then he was off to Pacific University at Forest Grove, Oregon. To pay for his education he worked as a magician, earning a degree in sports medicine. He was also an athlete breaking the world reco...

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