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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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John Adams was born in Grafton, Massachusetts back in 1822 to Jonathan and Melinda. From all accounts, he was an ardent student of chemistry. The chemicals he mixed together caused him to have health issues so he had to stop and turn his attention to something else, which of course is the rest of...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Margaret Floy was born in New York City, New York back in 1871 to Francis and Elizabeth. She was the only child so to pass time she read, long before she started school. In school, she learned French and German. In 1886, she graduated from high school at 15.   She entered Vassar College in Poughk...

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

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Joseph Atkins was born in Fayette County, Kentucky back in 1888 to Solomon and Evaline. He early childhood was spent at Miss Collier’s Private School. He continued his education at Transylvania University, the University of Iowa and finally Exeter College. At the outbreak of WWI, he joined the Un...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Stepan Prokopovych was born in Shpotvka, Russian Empire back in 1878. He graduated from St. Petersburg Institute of Engineers Ways of Communication in 1901. He stayed at that institution for two years after graduation as an instructor. In 1906, he was appointed to the Chair of Strength of Materia...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Neil Tillotson was born in Canaan, Vermont back in 1898. Sorry that is about all I have on him until the 1920’s. He was working for the Hood Rubber Company and lost his job due to the result of the Great Depression. In 1931, he founded the Tillotson Rubber Company and as they say the rest is hist...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Charles Thomson was born in Gorteade, Ireland back in 1729 to John, sorry I do not have the name of his mother. After the death of his mother John moved the family to the American Colonies. During the trip John died at sea. He was cared for by a blacksmith in New Castle, Delaware.Educated in New ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Charles Henry Thompson was born in Jackson, Mississippi back in 1895 to Patrick and Sara. Both of his parents were teachers so after high school he enrolled in Virginia Union University graduating in 1917 with a Bachelor’s Degree. He was drafted into the U.S. Army having trained at Camp Grant, de...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Badri Teymourtash was born in Iran back in 1908. She was the daughter of Iran’s second most powerful political family during that time. She was sent to Belgium in the late 1920’s to attend school. After graduating she was reported to have considered moving to the Belgian Congo to begin humanitari...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Ruth Cheney was born in Brookline, Massachusetts back in 1895. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1918. In 1917, she married Thomas, the couple had four children living in Morristown, New Jersey. When she was 47 she earned her commercial pilot’s license. Later that same year she joined the U...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Amasa Leland was born in Watervliet New York back in 1824 to Josiah and Elizabeth. After attending the local common school, he was tutored for a short time before attending Clinton Liberal Institute in Clinton, New York. He was admitted to the bar where he entered the law office of Wheaton, Dooli...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Stanley Donald was born in Hay Springs, Nebraska back in 1915 to Stanley Sr. and Hermie. Both of his parents were teachers, when he was 6 years old the family moved to Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He attended Coe College graduating with a liberal arts degree in chemistry and mathematics, then onto Lafayet...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Erie Sauder was born In Archbold, Ohio back in 1904 to Daniel and Anne. He attended school only to stop in the eighth grade. He was a cabinet maker by trade however, he worked for the Archbold Ladder Company. In 1934, he opened his own business and of course that is the rest of the story.He start...

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

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Elizabeth Griscom was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania back in 1752 to Samuel and Rebecca. Being born into a strict Quaker household she learned to sew from her great-aunt Sarah. She attended a Quaker-run state school. While assisting her father in the upholster business she fell I love with Jo...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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William Robinson was born in Ireland back in 1840. I don’t know when he moved to the United States but he grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He received his B.A. in 1865, his M.A. in 1868 and his Ph.D. in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from Boston University in 1907. In 1867, during his spare ...

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

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

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

By Paula Prince, Top 10% Grossing REALTOR in NWA
(Coldwell Banker Harris McHaney and Faucette)
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 Investor Alert! Southern Charmer with an historical, inviting feeling! Nestled in among the trees, you will enjoy the good Fayetteville life from your porch, balcony or private deck. Fresh and updated with new paint, wood flooring, and new appliances . Canopy of foliage provides wonderful relaxi...

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