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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Kenneth Tompkins was born in Cooperstown, New York back in 1904 to William and Mary. He studied at Horace Mann School in New York and entered the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1921 to study electrical engineering. In only five years he earned both a bachelor of science and a master of ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Abbey was born in Northamptonshire, England back in 1785. He served as an apprentice for James & David Davis. In 1826 he travelled to Paris on the invitation of Sebastien Erard who just happened to be a celebrated harp and pianoforte maker.He established himself in Paris as well as other par...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Alice Taylor Huyler was born in Hackensack, New Jersey back in 1886 to John and Ada. She attended Vassar College from 1903-1905. She married John, (no not her father another John). She embarked on a journey inn 1909 that will forever place her in the history books for the feat.She began her journ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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New post, What started out as anger and frustration at the telemarketers trying to scam me has turned into a fun game that I've come to look forward to...well I wouldn't go that far but I have decided to just have fun with it. Anyone see my post yesterday where I told the Windows guy that I'd kil...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Yesterday I wrote about William Shippen so today as promised I’m writing about William Shippen Jr. He was born in 1736 and the first systematic teacher of anatomy, surgery and obstetrics in Colonial America. He founded the first maternity hospital in American. He was also the second Director Gene...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Adam Helmer was born in German Flatts, New York back in 1754 to George and Maria.  By 1774 his area he lived in widely supported British control.  Then the Declaration of rights was issued by the Continental Congress and things began to change.  Word came to Adam about the Battle of Lexington and...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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James Heath was born in London, England back in 1757 to George (sorry I don’t have his mother’s name). he studied under Joseph Collyer the younger. Joseph was an exacting master thus James acquired a great mechanical skill in his profession.James worked first in stipple (look that one up), and af...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Anna Lane was born in Old Saybrook, Connecticut back in 1908 to Peter and Bertha. She and her sister was raised in the classic New England tradition. The family had a strong family foundation with well-traveled uncles who had many stories to tell her when they came home.She attended college t the...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Henry Laurens was born in Charleston, South Carolina back in 1724 to John and Hester. He married Eleanor Ball, the union netted them thirteen children however, most of them died in infancy or childhood.They moved to England with their surviving children for their education. They returned to the U...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Willis Haviland was born in Angola, New York back in 1876 to Duane and Elizabeth. He studied at Cornell University graduating in 1901 with a BS in engineering. Being an engineer he set about coming up with a solution to a problem submitted by Sackett-Wilhelms Lithographing and Publishing Company ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Daniel McCartney was born in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania back in 1817. I don’t have a lot about his childhood however, what I can tell you is he was legally blind living with relatives for his entire lifetime, he never married.He died in 1887 at 70 in Wilton, Iowa. So not an eventful life y...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Temple Lea was born in Austin, Texas back in 1860 to Samuel and Margaret. By the time he turned 7 both of his parents had died so he lived with his older sister. At 13 he left home and joined a cattle drive. He also worked on a riverboat on the Mississippi River. I don’t have a date however, with...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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George Everett Day was born in Sioux City, Iowa back in 1925. In 1942 he dropped out of Central High School and joined the United States Marine Corps. After the war he attended Morningside College under the G.I. Bill earing a bachelor of science degree. He followed up at the University of South D...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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A mouse.Don’t know about you but I like a mouse. That’s right I like them. In fact, I have two of those little things. The one I use at home is about 5 years old and it has been giving up the ghost for the last two weeks. My attempts to revive it has not succeeded so it’s off to Wal-Mart for me t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Delbert D. Black was born in Orr, Oklahoma back in 1922.  After graduating from high school he enrolled in the United States Navy, he was assigned to the USS Maryland and was aboard the ship during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941.  He served among many other ships during the war....

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Forkum was born in State Island, New York back in 1915. I have no information about his parents or his early childhood. His father was apparently a successful painter and as such he spent time in Oslo, Copenhagen, London and Paris while growing up. He studied at the Grand Central School of A...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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William George was born in Walthamstow, London back in 1904. He was educated at the Royal Naval College and entered the Royal Navy in 1920 at 16. He started out as a boy seaman and was promoted to lieutenant-commander in 1939. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his part in the Dun...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Sarah Tabitha Babbitt was born in Hardwick, Massachusetts back in 1779. In 1793 she became a member of the Shakers at the Harvard Shaker community in Massachusetts. She grew up around the logging industry watch men use the two-men whipsaw. She noticed there was a lot of wasted motion so she set o...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Camilla Mieth was born in Dresden back in 1843. She joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1855 and emigrated to the United States on the packet ship Tuscarora in 1857. She settled in Utah in 1860.She married James in 1864, the marriage produced seven children. In 1874 while vi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Peter Buck was born in South Portland, Maine back in 1930. He graduated from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine earning a master’s and doctoral degree in physics at Columbia University.He was working as a nuclear physicist for several companies from 1957 to 1978. He loaned a family friend $1,000...

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