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Mary Katherine Campbell was born in Columbus, Ohio back in 1905. After graduating from the East High School in 1922, she continued her education at Ohio State University as an art major. She also attended Ohio Wesleyan University.She received offers for three movies, two Broadway musicals and a c...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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James Calhoun was born in Cincinnati, Ohio back in 1845. At the start of the American Civil War he was in Europe, when he returned two years later he joined the Union Army. By the end of the war he had been promoted to Sergeant. In 1867, he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the infantry, wh...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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William H. Calbreath was born in Detroit, Michigan back in 1850. He was a slave that was freed about 15 years before the outbreak of the Civil War. After the war, he worked as a cook in Detroit. His skills as a chief earned him a stint at New York City’s famed Delmonico’s.He spent his last years ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Hamilton Perkins was born in Skiddy, Kansas back in 1874 to Perkins and Ella. He attended Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. After graduation, he enrolled at the University of Kansas graduating with a PhD in 1903. After graduation, he became an assistant professor of chemistry.In 1917, he...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Thaddeus Cahill was born somewhere in Iowa (exact location unknown) back in 1867. I don’t have a lot of information (none) about his parents or early upbringing.  What I can tell you about his is that he studied physics of music at Oberlin Conservatory in Oberlin, Ohio.  He worked as a clerk for ...

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John Byrom was born in Manchester, England back in 1692. From what I’ve gathered his family was wealthy which afforded him the best education possible at the time. He attended The King’s school, Chester and Merchant Taylors’ School, London. He continued his education at Trinity College, Cambridge...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Petri Hawkins was born in Jacksonville, North Carolina back in 1957. He graduated from Southwest High School, continuing his education at Hostos Community College in The Bronx. He started working as a court officer in Brooklyn. In 1986, he was transferred to the Family Court division in Manhattan...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Sonya Butt was born in Eastchurch, Kent, England back in 1924. She was only 15 when WWII started, but as soon as she turned the legal age back then which was 17.5 years old she joined the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force serving in the Administrative Branch. Women were banned from the front-line servi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Roger Joyce was born in Springs, Transvaal, South Africa back in 1910 to Benjamin and Dorothy. He was schooled in Johannesburg, when he was 14 he went to Wellington College in Berkshire, England. In 1929, he went to Pembroke College in Cambridge to study law. In 1932, he joined the 601 Squadron A...

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(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Laura Bullion was reported to be born in the township of Palarm near Conway, Arkansas back in 1876. However, her true place of birth has been lost to history, never to be fully known. She was arrested in 1901 for forgery of signatures to banknotes and robbery sentenced to five years in prison. Sh...

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(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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George Washington Bush was born in Pennsylvania back in 1779.  He was educated in Philadelphia working for a merchant named Stevenson for most of his life.  He fought under Andrew Jackson in the War of 1812 at the Battle of New Orleans.  He later worked as a fur trapper and then working for the H...

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Fredrik Rosing Bull was born in Oslo, Norway back in 1882. By 1907, he had finished his studies in civil engineering at the Technical School of Kristiania. In 1916, he was hired as a technical inspector for the insurance company Storebrand.He was interested in one aspect of the company so he set ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Eugene James Bullard was born in Columbus, Georgia back in 1895 to William and Josephine. He attended the Twenty-eighth Street School from 1901-1906. As a teenager, he stowed away on the German freighter Marta Russ arriving in England then decided to settle in France. He worked in a music hall. W...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Ephriam Wales was born in Boston, Massachusetts back in 1806. As a young child, he was a goldbeater (hammering gold into an extremely thin unbroken sheet for use in gliding. He married Mary Ellen of Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1826. Complaining of lung problems, he moved to Concord, Massachusett...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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William Bullock was born in Greenville, New York back in 1813, orphaned at an early age he was raised by his brother. He worked as a machinist and iron-founder. He acquired a lot of knowledge about mechanics. By the time he was 21, he was running his own machinery shop in Savannah, Georgia. His f...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Abel Buell was born in Killingworth, Connecticut back in 1742 to John and Abigail. He apprenticed with a goldsmith. At the young age of 19 he was financially secure, marrying his girlfriend Mary. He was also not the best egg in the basket. He was also a counterfeiter. He altered a five-pound note...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Rebecca Ann Bryan was born in Winchester, Virginia back in 1739 to Joseph and Hester. When she was ten, the family moved to the Yadkin River Valley in North Carolina. In 1756, she married Daniel. The union produced six sons and four daughters.When she was in her early forties, considered an old w...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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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 AR LLC)
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Edward Gowen was born in Smyrna, Delaware back in 1870. He studied engineering in Philadelphia taking his knowledge working for the Pullman Company. In 1912, he founded his own company specializing in the manufacture of pressed-steel chassis frames for automobiles. One of his first clients was th...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Charles Francis was born in Euclid, Ohio back in 1849 to Isaac and Delia. He attended Central High School in Cleveland graduating with honors in 1867. He received an undergraduate education from the University of Michigan and his PhD at Case Western Reserve University in 1880.Before graduating he...

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