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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Jack St. Clair was born in Jefferson City, Missouri back in 1923 to Hubert and Vina. He attended school in Great Bend, Kansas. He received his bachelor of science from the University of Illinois and a master of science in electrical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1950.I...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Elizabeth Kenny was born in Warialda, New South Wales back in 1880 to Michael and Mary. She was mainly home-schooled but did attend schools in South Wales.When she was seventeen she broke her wrist, her father took her to Toowoomba for treatment where she said while recuperating. With nothing muc...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Frank James was born in Greensboro, North Carolina back in 1925.he graduated from Collegedale Academy in 1943. After graduation he enlisted in the United State Army. He served as a staff sergeant with the 101st Airborne Division where he landed in Normandy.He was captured at the Battle of the Bul...

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Harrison Jeffords was born in Dexter, Michigan back in 1834. He received his education in Michigan, was admitted to the bar when the Civil War started.He enlisted in the 4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry where he rose in rank to colonel. He served in the Army of the Potomac where he saw action in s...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Eglantine Jebb was born in Ellesmere, Shropshire back in 1876. She was educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. After graduation she taught school for one year. Having made the decision being a school teacher was not for her she went on to do something else. This of course is the rest of the story...

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Eleanor Jarman was born in Sioux City, Iowa back in 1904 to Julius and Amelia. Sorry I do not and cannot find any information about her childhood, education and so on however, what I can tell you is the rest of the story, well sort of….Records show she married Leroy and moved to Chicago. In 1933 ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Richard Thompson was born in Delaware back in 1914. In 1935 he graduated from Westtown School in Pennsylvania. In 1939, he graduated from the Pennsylvanian State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.In 1943, while attempting to develop a means for suspending sensitive instrument abo...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Laura Elizabeth was born in Hokitka, New Zealand back in 1880 to David and Jane. She was educated at a Private School in Christchurch and then at Wellington Girls’ College graduating in 1909.In 1910, she left New Zealand for Europe where he applied to join the Queen Alexandra Imperial Military Nu...

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Chaim Godalia was born in Makow Mazowiecki, Congress Poland back in 1900 to Abraham and Rachel. They later changed his name to Hyman George.In 1906 the family moved to New York City, they later moved to Chicago where he worked when he was 9 for three cents an hour. He graduated from John Marshall...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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John Adams was born in Warrenton, North Carolina back in 1840.  In 1861, we worked as a janitor for a jeweler.  There he was taught to read and write.  John being a black man was not allowed to learn so he was sold at least eight times in his twenty-five years as a slave.After the American Civil ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Walter Hunt was born in Martinsburg, New York back in 1796. I could not find anything about his early childhood, schooling, parents and so on however, what I can tell you is the rest of the story.He was a prolific inventor, most of his inventions were never patented. Sad thing is most of his inve...

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(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Sally Ward was born in Scott County, Kentucky back in 1827 to Robert and Emily. She attended a French finishing school graduating in 1844. She was fluent in French and played several musical instruments.She married Timothy in 1849, divorcing in 1850 due to cultural differences. She then married R...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Stephen Hopkins was born in Upper Clatford, England back in 1581 to John and Elizabeth. In 1609, you could find him working as a minister’s clerk. In that same year he left his wife and family on a voyage to Jamestown, Virginia aboard the Sea Venture. Two months into the journey a storm blew them...

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(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Erna Schneider was born in Irvington, New Jersey back in 1926. Her father was a dentist and her mother a school teacher. She attended Wellesley College with here major in classical and medieval philosophy.Earning her bachelor’s degree, she continued her education earning her Ph.D. from Yale Unive...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Benjamin Leroy was born in Concord, New Hampshire back in 1849 to William and Eliza. In 1869, you could find him working at his father’s sawmill getting hardwoods ready for shipping to his brothers in San Francisco.Benjamin left for California in 1883 after the death of his parents. He met up wit...

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James Hoban was born in Callan, County Kilkenny back in 1755. You could find him working as a wheelwright and carpenter until he reached his early twenties. He attended the Dublin Society’s Drawing School on Lower Grafton Street.He graduated with honor in 1780. After the hostilities ended from th...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Sarah Allen was born in the Isle of Wight County, Virginia in 1764 as a slave. When she was eight you could find her in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. By 1800 she had gained her freedom and married Richard in 1802. The marriage resulted in six children.I could not find out when but sometime after th...

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Thomas W. Knowlton was born in West Boxford, Massachusetts back in 1740.  The family relocated to Ashford, Connecticut when he was eight.  In 1755, at fifteen he served in the French and Indian War, serving in at least six campaigns being promoted to lieutenant in 1760.  When General Thomas Gage ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Lucy Hobbs was born in Constable, New York back in 1833. I have no data about her parents, schooling etc., but what I can tell you is the rest of the story. She entered the working world by teaching school for ten years. In 1859, she moved to Cincinnati trying to gain admittance to a school.Back ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Helen Gahagan was born in Booton, New Jersey back in 1900 to Walter and Lillian. Following an argument with her father she was sent to the Capen School for Girls in Northampton, Massachusetts.In 1927, you could find her singing opera, touring Europe receiving critical praise. In1930, she married ...

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