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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
Arthur S. Jefferson was born in Ulverston, England back in 1890 to Arthur and Margaret.  He attended school at King James I Grammar School in Bishop and the King’s School in Tynemouth.  He moved with his parents to Glasgow Scotland completing his education at Rutherglen Academy.  In 1912, he work...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 13
Wallace Hume Carothers was born in Burlington, Iowa back in 1896 to Ira and Mary.  He attended school in Des Moines, Iowa.  After graduation he attended Capital City Commercial College, completing the accounting and secretarial curriculum in 1915.  That same year he entered the Tarkio College in ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
William Larimer Jr. was born in Circleville, Pennsylvania back in 1809.  I do not have any information about his childhood, parents etc.  What I can tell you about him is that he made his first fortune in the railroad industry in Pittsburgh.  In the 1850’s he became a land speculator in the Kansa...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Nathaniel Pitt Langford was born in Upstate, New York back in 1832.  He moved to Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1854 working as a banker.  In 1862, he was a member and officer of the Northern Overland Expedition, his assignment was to establish a wagon road to the Salmon river and to mine regions of th...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 3
What is this?  Yarnell Ice Cream dip can....now painted. Good memory!Yarnell's Ice Cream was a Searcy AR favorite.  The ice cream was delicious and the company was in business until a few years ago.  It sold and has recently sold again. This photo was supplied by our Searcy Sleuth Anita Hart Full...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Lanoe George Hawker was born in Hampshire, England back in 1890 to Henry and Julia.  He was sent to the Stubbington House School at eleven and to the Royal Nave College in Dartmouth.  From there he entered the Royal Military Academy in Woolwich joining the Royal Engineers as an officer cadet.  He...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
Richard Edmund LaMotta was born in Brooklyn, New York back in 1942 to Joseph and Mary.  He graduated from the Brooklyn Technical High School.  After graduation, he continued his education at Brooklyn College earning a B.S. in Economics.  He then earned a J.D. from the New York Law School.As a col...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
John Mercer Langston was born in Louisa, Virginia back in 1829, to Ralph and Lucy.  His father died when he was four, he moved to Chillicothe, Ohio.  He attended Gilmore High School. He continued his education earning a bachelor’s degree in 1849 and a master’s degree in theology in 1852 from Ober...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
August Uno Lamm was born in Gothenbury, Sweden back in 1904 to Fredrik and Aino.  He obtained his master’s degree at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm in 1927.  He had a short time in compulsory military service, he joined the General Swedish Electrical Limited Company.In 1929, h...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
Thomas George Lanphier Jr., was born in Panama City, Panama to Thomas Sr., and Janet back in 1915.  Don’t have any information about his early childhood, but he studied journalism at Stanford University graduating in 1941.  After graduation, he joined the United States Army Air Force, completing ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
Robert Samuel Langer, Jr., was born in Albany, New York back in 1948.   He received his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in chemical engineering.  He continued his education earning a Sc.D. in chemical engineering from MIT in 1974.  He worked as a postdoctoral fellow for cancer research ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Lucy Craft Laney was born in Macon, Georgia back in 1854 to David and Louisa.  At the age of four she could read, she attended Lewis High School in Macon.  After graduation she attended Atlanta University graduating in 1873.  She worked as a teacher in Macon, Milledgeville and Savanah, Georgia.Af...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
Isaac Ladipo Oluwole was born in Lagos, Nigeria to Isaac and Abigal.  His father was the principal of the CMS Grammar School.  He attended the school briefly before moving to King’s College.  he was just one of the first two black students to attend King’s College.  Turns out, he was the first Se...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
Albert Bond Lambert was born in St. Louis, Missouri back in 1875.  In the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France he finished eighth in the individual event.  Four years later he was part of the American team that took home a silver medal, making him the only golfer to compete in both Olympic golf ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Joseph C. Gayetty was born apparently in Massachusetts, but I can’t say for sure.  The first record I could find was in the 1850 United States Census, stating he was born in 1817.  In 1850, he was living in New York City, New York, he had married Margaret and had two young children.  Ten years la...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
Arthur Silverlake Jr., was born in Corbin, Kentucky back in 1905to Arthur Sr., and Edith.  His father and uncle were with a circus performing an aerial act known as “Th Flying Silverlakes”.  The family traveled throughout the South and Southwest United States.  He appeared on stage as a baby in U...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
Laljl Singh was born in Jaunpur, United Provinces, British India back in 1947.  He received his primary education in a government school.  He attended high school in the nearby village of Pratapganj.  After graduation, he attended the Banaras Hindu University.  In 1964, he graduated with a B.Sc. ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 23
Frank Purdy Lahm was born in Mansfield, Ohio back in 1877 to Frank and Adelaide.  His grandmother was related to Daniel Webster.  His mother died when he was three and his father on the advice of doctors left him in care of relatives.  His father came every summer to see his son, he made more tha...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
Dame Alice Kyteler was born circa 1263 in County Kikenny, Ireland.  She married William, he died in circa 1302.  She married her second husband Adam that same year.  She was accused of killing her first husband.  This incurred resentment from the locals.  He was wealthy and involved in moneylendi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
Theodore Matthew Michael Kuhn Jr. was born in Waukegan, Illinois back in 1932 to Theodore Sr., and Pearl.  He joined the Navy in 1951 working as an aircraft electrician. Prior to joining the Navy he was an active on-screen child star in movies.  He left the industry in 1956.  He worked for Americ...

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