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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Anastasia was born in Romania back in 1957/1958 to Dumitru and Victoria. Growing up in Constanta where she studied history and architecture. Somewhere along the line she married a ship’s captain. On one trip, he docked in Italy where he visited the American embassy asking for asylum, reaching the...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
John Skirrow was born in Birmingham, England back in 1822. He was employed at Smith and Kemp a button manufacturer. By 1850, he was a partner in the business. He also served as President of the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce. He was the first chairman of the Birmingham Liberal Association. In 188...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Marc Seguin was born in Annonay back in 1786 to Marc Sr., and Therese. Again, this one is going to be short so let’s get to it. He was an inventor and entrepreneur who is known for several inventions but I’ll save the best one for last, as usual.He visited the Stockton and Darlington Railway shor...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Edourard-Leon Scott de Matrinville was born in Paris, France back in 1817. Unlike most of my blogs this one will be considerably short, so let’s get to it. He was a printer by trade reading the latest scientific discoveries prompting him to be an inventor.He started working on his invention in 18...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 13
Rufus Stokes was born in Phenix City, Alabama back in 1924. Just before graduating from high school he enlisted in the U.S. Army at Fort Benning Georgia, assigned to the Quartermaster Corps after basic training. He received further education as an auto mechanic.He served in the Western Europe The...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 12
Harold Burroughs was born in San Fernando, California back in 1910. Sorry but I can’t find any information as to who his parents were etc. what I can tell you as always is the rest of the story. He received a scholarship to study architecture at the University of Southern California however do to...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Richard Samuel was born in Bristol, Tennessee back in 1881. I don’t have any data about his childhood that is until the early 1900. He left the University of Virginia in 1903 to work for his uncle.In 1912, he decided to open up his own company, leaving his uncle, that of course is the rest of the...

By Paula Prince, Top 10% Grossing REALTOR in NWA
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Journey)
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 28 Latshaw, Bella Vista AR Immaculate, move-in ready! Convenient SE location. Zoned for Cooper Elementary. New heat pump ! Room for everyone! Formal dining, eat-in kitchen, office, master, and bonus living/flex space all on the main level. The beautiful view from the deck brings nature to your d...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Leo Keith was born in Walnut Grove, Minnesota back in 1932. After high school, he attended South Dakota State College. At 19 he enlisted in the Air Force, receiving his wings with a pilot’s rating. In 1964, he earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Omaha and a Masters in Defense System...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
Phillis Wheatley was born circa 1753. She moved to Boston in the British colony of Massachusetts in 1761 aboard the ship Phillis. She worked for John and Susanna. She was tutored by their oldest daughter where she learned to read and write. By the age of 12 she could read Greek, Latin and difficu...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 13
Irene Carswell was born in Topeka, Kansas back in 1925. She graduated from Central High School in Kansas City, Missouri then onto Kansas City Junior College. She continued her education at the University of Colorado graduating in 1947 with a degree in electrical engineering. After graduation, she...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 11
George Pocock was born in England back in 1774. At least that is what I suspect however, I could not find any supporting documentation. Fact be told I can’t tell you anything about his parents, schooling or nothing about his childhood, what I can tell you of course is the rest of the story. He wa...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
Nicolae Constantin was born in Bucharest, Romania back in 1869 to Costache and Maria. He was a prodigy as at an early age he learned French, Latin and Ancient Greek. In his spare time, he was also gifted for his knowledge in music. Graduating from the Mihai Viteazul High School in 1888 he left fo...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
James William Hunter was born near Innerwick, Scotland back in 1783 to Robert an Isabella. Although the date is uncertain he was in India from 1798 to 1810 when he returned to Scotland following the death of his father. Exactly what he did to earn a living is up for grabs. I do know he was a land...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Christopher Gist was born in Baltimore, Maryland back in 1706. I could not find out any information about his childhood, education, parents name et. What I can tell you of course is the rest of the story. Historians are guessing his father’s name was Richard but that is not certain. He married Sa...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
John Dunlap was born in Strabane, County Tyrone, Ireland back in 1757. He moved to Philadelphia where are 10 we worked for his uncle William Dunlap as a printer and bookseller. When his uncle left in 1766, John bought the business.He stayed busy printing sermons and handbills. In 1771, he publish...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
Michael Finocchiaro was born in St. Louis, Missouri back in 1919. As a child, he loved to dance and so it wasn’t a surprise when he took dancing lesson at the Fox Theater in St. Louis. For those of you who are old enough do you remember the commercial of “Call for Phillip Morris”? Well he was the...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Harry Handly was born in St. Louis, Missouri back in 1873. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1891. He served aboard the USS Concord before being promoted to Ensign where he served on the USS Monadnock and the USS Michigan. Prior to the Spanish-American War he served as flag sec...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
Xavier Roberts was born in Cleveland, Georgia in 1955. His father died in a car accident when he was five. He attended White County High School and spent a small time at Truett McConnell Junior College.He was influenced by watching his mother make quilts that he began experimenting making somethi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Edward Rawson was born in Dorset, England back in 1615.  In 1636, he married Rachel and left England for America.  Settling in Newbury, Massachusetts in 1637.  The following year at 23 he was chosen to be the Public Notary and Register for Newbury.  He was reelected annually to fill that post unt...

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