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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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James Verlin Kimsey was born in Washington, D.C. back in 1939.  He grew up in Arlington, Virginia.  He was dismissed from Gonzaga College High School, and attended St. John’s College High School followed by Georgetown University for one term.  He then attended the United States Military Academy a...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 13
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)
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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)
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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)
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Margy Reed was born in Butte, Montana back in 1916 to Peter and Maybelle. Her parents were performing in vaudeville acts. Two days after her birth her mother was back on the stage. At three she was also put into the act. In the 1930’s, she sang in a band, making her first picture appearance in 19...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 13
Lewis Edson was born in Decatur, New York back in 1837.  Sorry but that is all the informationI have, nothing about his childhood, parents, schooling and so on.  So now we get to the  rest of the story.By 1883, you could find hi working as an insurance broker.  He was getting ready to sign a docu...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Harry Brearley was born in Sheffield, England back in 1871 to John and Jane.  At the tender age of 12 he went to work at his father’s steelworks.  He moved up the ladder to being a general assistant in the companies chemical laboratory.  He spent several years in the laboratory, at home and forma...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Diego Marin was born in Coruna del Conde back in 1757.  I don’t have much to offer other than after the death of his father he became head of the household.  He worked in the fields tending his sheep while also working as an agricultural laborer.Diego was also an inventor, one of them helped the ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Josephine Shaw was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts back in 1843 to Francis and Sarah. Her parents encouraged her to get an education. They moved to France and Italy before coming back to settle in Staten Island.She married Charles in 1863, they moved to Virginia. Charles was called into service wh...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Guy Louis was born in Los Angeles, California back in 1926. At 10 you could find him shining shoes on Skid Row. When he was 12 he moved out and lived with the Nakano family who were of Japanese-American heritage.On his 17th birthday he joined the United States Marine Corps., assigned to the 2nd M...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Wilbert Lee was born in Meridian, Ohio back in 1912. He held degrees in chemical engineering and physical chemistry from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. After graduation, he was employed at American Smelting and Refining Company, Remington Arms and then onto DuPont Company.In 1957, he l...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Daniel Dardis was born in Endicott, New York in 1922. He dropped out of school in the eighth grade and at sixteen he lied about his age to enlist in the United States Army. During WWII, he fought in the Battle of the Bulge. His crew in twelve hours shot down four German aircraft. For his crew’s a...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Ervin Somogyi was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1944.  His family moved several times before winding up in the United States when he was 15.  He graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in English.  Joining the Peace Corps, he worked in a mental hospital while attending graduate school.He began bu...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Pleasant Crump was born in St. Clair County, Alabama back in 1847. In 1864, he and a fried left home and joined the 10th Alabama Infantry Regiment. He saw battle at the Battle of Hatcher’s Run, the Siege of Petersburg and witnessed the surrender of Robert E. Lee to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Beatrice was born in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England back in 1871 to Edward and Sarah. She attended the Notting Hill High School for Girls entering University College Wales in 1891. Her focus was philosophy, earning a Bachelor of arts in Mental and Moral sciences from the University of Londo...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Abel Buell was born in Killingworth, Connecticut back in 1742. Sorry I don’t have any information about his upbringing however, I do believe you’ll enjoy the rest of the story. He apprenticed with a goldsmith and by the age of 19 he was financially secure.He gained notoriety as a counterfeiter by...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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David was born in Selma, Alabama back in 1826. At 17 he moved to Upshur County, Texas. After the American Civil War, he moved to Marshall, Texas. He was elected in 1874 to the Firth District of the Texas House of Representatives as part of the Fourteenth Texas Legislature.In 1869 a convention was...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Nelson was born in Tremont, Pennsylvania back in 1906.  Sorry I do not have any information about who his parents were or his education however, what I can tell you of course is the rest of the story, so let’s get to it shall we.While working as a welder in Tremont, he began making something...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Coleman was born in Atlanta, Texas back in 1892 to George and Susan. BTW I lived in Texarkana, Texas about 20 miles north of Atlanta.   That has nothing to do with this post however, I found it interesting. So, when Coleman was 2 the family moved to Waxahachie, Texas. Attending school Coleman had...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Abraham Bradley Jr. was born in Litchfield, Connecticut back in 1767. His father Abraham was a Yale College graduate. Junior (which is what I will call him in this post) graduated with a degree in law. He moved to the Wyoming Valley of frontier Pennsylvania in 1788. He established a private law p...

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