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Clarissa Shortridge was born in Milton, Indiana back in 1849 to Elias and Talitha. The family moved to Mount Pleasant, Iowa just prior to the Civil War. She attended a co-educational school (rare at the time). When she was 15 she eloped with a farmer and Civil War veteran Jeremiah. They settled i...

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Walter Emmett Flanders was born in Rutland, Vermont back in 1871 to George and Mary. He attended school in Vermont but left as a teenager to start working as a mechanic and machinist. In 1905, he was under contract to produce 5,000 crankcases for Henry Ford. After delivery of the crankcases Mr. F...

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Henry Howard Finnell was born in Hinds County, Mississippi to Jesse and Jerusha. When he was young the family moved to Indian Territory. He graduated from the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College in 1917, with a Bachelor of Science degree. After graduation, he worked for the OAMC, as a fo...

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Carlos Juan Finlay was born I Puerto Principe, Cuba back in 1833 to Edward and Elisa. He attended school in France but was forced to return to Cuba when he contracted cholera. After recovering he returned to Europe in 1848, only to contract typhoid fever forcing him to once again return to Cuba. ...

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Marcelo Fernan was born in Cebu City, Cebu back in 1926. He graduated with a law degree from the University of the Philippines in 1953. He continued his education at Harvard University obtaining his master’s degree. After graduation, he returned to the Philippines where he set up his practice as ...

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Henry George was born in County Down, Ireland back in 1884. In 1902, he was working with his brother Joe fixing bicycles and car repair business. Henry became fascinated with the Wright brothers flying machine. He convinced his brother that they should build an aircraft, so they began the develop...

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William M. Freehan was born in 1929. He graduated from Saint John’s University in 1952. He served in the United States Army seeing action in Korea, he received the Combat Infantry Badge, Korean Service Medal, UN Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. After his discharge, he joined ...

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William Farmer was born in Pratt, Kansas back in 1952. He graduated from the University of Kansas in 1975. While in college he worked in radio and TV. He worked as a stand-up comedian in Dallas, Texas before moving to Hollywood. There he found work as a voiceover several of which I’m sure you’ll ...

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David Grandlson Fairchild was born in Lansing, Michigan back in 1869. He graduated from the Kansas State College of Agriculture in 1888. He continued his studies at Iowa State, Rutgers and Oberlin College where he received his D.Sc. in 1915. After graduation, he worked for the US Department of Ag...

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Matilda Arabella Evans was born in Aiken, South Carolina back in 1872 to Anderson and Harriet. She received her education at the Schofield Industrial School after graduation she attended Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio. After graduation, she taught school at the Haines Institute in Augusta, Geor...

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John Venn was born in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England back in 1834 to Henry and Martha. His father was a rector for a local parish, being raised up in a strict atmosphere. He was educated at the Sir Roger Cholmeley’s School in London. In 1853, he enrolled at Gonville and Caius College in C...

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Salem Poor was born in Andover, Massachusetts back in 1747. He joined the Revolutionary Army in 1775. Serving under Captain Benjamin Ames he is best remembered for his action during the Battle of Bunker Hill in 1775, where he is credited with mortally wounding the British Lieutenant Colonel James...

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William Henry was born in Camberwell, England back in1887 to Edwin and Eliza. As a child, he stuttered and was bow-legged. He was educated at Enfield Grammar School. He continued his education at King’s College, London. He never graduated leaving for Canada where he worked as a farm laborer. He b...

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Franz Josef was born in Vienna back in 1886. In 1901, the family moved to Brno where he received his education graduating with an engineering degree in 1909. After graduation, he returned to Vienna working for AEG-Union as an electrical engineer. He joined the Austro-Hungarian Imperial and Royal ...

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William Painter was born in Ireland to Edward and Louisa. BTW, this one is going to be short, so hang on here we go. When he was twenty he moved to the United States settling in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1865, he worked as a foreman at the Murrill & Keizer’s machine shop. At that time in our histor...

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Robert Francis was born in Baltimore Maryland back in 1839 to Robert and Mary Jane. The family moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts around 1850, where they opened a boarding house. In 1863, Robert Jr. was working in New York City as a marble cutter when he enlisted in the United States Navy. He serv...

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Frederick Anthony Picariello was born in Revere, Massachusetts back in 1936. At a young age, he joined the National Guard, took a job driving a truck, married and was a father. He now resides in Tarzana, California. Now for the rest of the story.During his spare time, he learned to play the guita...

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Where did they go #3.William Morgan was born in Culpepper, Colony of Virginia back in 1774. He worked as a bricklayer and stone cutter. He married Lucinda moving his family to York, Upper Canada where he operated a brewery. It was destroyed by a fire and he moved back to Rochester, New York.He cl...

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Harry Burnett was born in York County, Pennsylvania back in 1879 to Aquilla and Annie.  In 1917, you could find him working on a dairy farm.  During his spare time, he began experimenting in his basement with some ingredients.  By 1923, he started his own company selling his assortment of inventi...

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Ernest Leslie was born in Ipswich, England back in 1852.  In 1844 his father Frederick had patented artificial stone.  By the 1870, Ernest had moved to the United States where he was superintendent of the Pacific Stone Company in San Francisco.  In 1884, he received a patent number 305,226 for hi...

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