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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Donald Featherstone was born in Worcester, Massachusetts back in 1936.  He graduated from the Worcester Art Museum’s art school in 1957.  Shortly after graduation he went to work for Union Products, Inc.   In 1996, he was president of Union Products, that same year he received the Nobel Art Prize...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Williams was born in Independence, Missouri back in 1844.  At 17 John joined the 8th, Indiana.  Saw action in the Battle of Pea Ridge (a town near me), and the Red River Campaign.  Transferred to Little Rock and later to Washington, D.C.  While there John served with General Philip Sheridan’...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
Today is going to be exceptional.  I say that for one reason, today I’ll be out playing 18.  The forecast is for temps to be around 66 with little to no winds, no rain a delightful day.  Tomorrow high of 43 and winds of 10-12 MPH. So, it’s today or not at all.  If I don’t get back to you until th...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
John Walker was born in Stockton-On-Tees back in 1781.  He finished grammar school and went to work as an assistant to a surgeon in the town.  Surgical operations was not in his future so he left turning his attention to chemistry.  He studied at Durham and York opening a small business as a drug...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Decius Wadsworth was born in Farmington, Connecticut back in 1768 to William and Mercy.  He graduated from Yale in 1785 with Honors.  Now on with the history lesson for today.  Decius never married that is except that is to the military.George Washington appointed him as a captain in the Artiller...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Benjamin Babbitt was born in Westmoreland, New York back in 1809 to Nathaniel and Betsey.  He attended public schools while working on the family farm.  By the time he was 20 you could find him working in a machine shop where he learned the trades of wheelwright, machinist and file maker. By the ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Edwin Herbert was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut back in 1909 to Harry and Martha. He attended Norwich Free Academy graduating in 1927. He attended Harvard University for one year, leaving for the bright lights of New York City.His thirst for education lead him to some inventions which of course...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Irving Lahrheim was born in New York City back in 1895 to Jacob and Augusta. He dropped out of school at 15 to join a vaudeville act. He was a hard worker advancing to top billing on the Columbia Burlesque Circuit.In 1931 he had a starring role in the movie Flying High. One of phrases was made in...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Charles DeForest was born in Manhattan, New York back in 1823.  He worked for Edward Anthony in 1843, where he learned the art of daguerreotype form Jeremiah Gurney, an employee of Anthony.He sailed to Ciudad Bolivar, Columbia where he enjoyed success until returning sometime in the 1850’s.  in 1...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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David Henry was born in Huntsville, Texas in 1939. Sorry but again I do not have any information about his parents but what I can tell you of course is the rest of the story.He started out in radio while attending Tyler Junior College in 1960. He was the first full-time reporter for KNUZ in Houst...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Guion Stewart was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania back in 1942. Graduating from Overbrook High School in 1960 he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Pennsylvania State University in 1964.He continued his education with a Master of Science from the U.S. Air For...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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George Franklin was born in Oswego, New York back in 1847 to Tudor and Phillis. He graduated from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1870. He was a founding member and later the president of the Harvard Odonatological Society and a member of the Harvard Dental Alumni Association. He was ele...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
Thomas Francis was born in New York City, New York back in 1925 to Michael and Nora. He earned his Ph.D. from Michigan State. After graduation, he worked as a high school teacher and counselor in Culver City and later as an administrator for the Orange County schools.Fast forward to the 1960’s he...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John William was born in Los Angeles County, California back in 1909. Dropping out of school in the seventh grade he enlisted in the Navy shortly before his seventeenth birthday. He graduated in 1927 assigned to the Naval Air Station North Island.Serving among several sips he was promoted to chie...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Katherine Haskell was born in Dayton, Ohio back in 1874 to Milton and Susan.  Graduating from Oberlin College in 1898, she took a position at Steele High School as a teacher.  Her two brothers were adventures, leaving Ohio to go on their separate ways.She kept in constant contact with them, telli...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John R Womersley was born in Morley, West Yorkshire back in 1907 to George and Ruth.  His early education was at Morley Grammar School from 1917 to 1925.  He attended the University of Cambridge and the Imperial College of Science and Technology where in 1929 he received his BSc with first-class ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Adolphus Frederick Alexander was born in 1821.  History does not give his place of birth however, after some research I believe it was in Britain.  Nothing is really written about him that I could find until 1838, so let’s start there.He joined the military in 1838 but resigned in 1841. In 1842, ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Oscar Zeta was born in El Paso, Texas back in 1935to Manuel and Juanita. The family moved to California being raised in the San Joaquin area. When he finished high school, he joined the U.S. Air Force. After being discharged he worked his way through Modesto Junior College and on to San Francisco...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Bartolomeu Dias born circa 1451.   He was a Knight of the royal court, superintendent of the royal warehouses and a sailing-master of the man-of-war.  He set sail in 1487 in hopes of finding a trade route to India.  While on his voyage he encountered a violent storm rounding the Cape of Good Hope...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Gabriel Cramer was born in Geneva, republic of Geneva back in 1704 to Jean and Anne. Not that he was smart but at 18 he received his doctorate and at 20 he was co-chair of mathematics at the University of Geneva.Publishing his best-known work in his forties on algebraic curves (1750). His formula...

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