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James J. Hill Biography

Produced on September 16, 1838, in Ontario, Canada, James J. Hill came from an impoverished youth to found his own firm in 1866. He’d eventually helm the Great Northern Railway Company, that was responsible for enormous railway growths in the U.S. Northwest. Hill would get other businesses, though he faced ...

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Joey Gallo Biography

Mobster Joey Gallo was born April 7, 1929, in Brooklyn, Ny. The guy generally called Crazy Joey also had a softer side. Joseph Gallo was born on April 7, 1929 in Brooklyn, Ny. One of three sons, Gallo grew up in a world formed by offense. Joey was little—he just grew ...

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St. Nicholas Biography

After his departure, the legend of his present-offering grew. St. Nicholas transformed into the mythical character called Santa Claus, who brings Christmas presents to kids around the world. St. Nicholas lost both of his parents as a young man and allegedly used his bequest to assist the poor and ill. A ...

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