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Title: Mrs. Gausepohls Class 2008 - 2009

Mrs. Gausepohls Class2008 - 2009
Jim ThorpeBorn May 28,1888Died March
29,1953He played baseball He scored 25 touch
downs in football.He played the giants in
  • Sydney
  • Elizabeth
  • Bird

Thomas Edison Born February 11,1847Died
October 18,1931At age 8 he set up a laboratory
in his basement. Edison saved the life of a
station officials child.He invented the
light bulb.
  • Hayden Boggess

Henry FordBorn July 30,1863 Died
April17,1947Ford fell in love with Clara
Bryant.  In 1926 Ford began losing
sales.   He was the son of Irish immigrants.
  • Alec Conrad

Young Orville and Wilbur WrightBorn WilburApril
16, 1867 Orville August 19,1871 Died Orville
January 19,1948 Wilbur May 30,1912 The
Wright brothers spent a great deal of time
observing birds in flight. Kitty Hawk North
Carolina was chosen for their early flight
experiments because its consistent high winds off
the ocean are perfect for a kite flying. They
tested over two hundred different wings and
airfoil models to improve the performance of the
Wilbur Wright (left) and his brother Orville
  • Kaelen Friesner

Helen Keller Born June 27,1880Died June 1,
1968A severe fever atAge 19 months left Keller
blind And deaf and barely able to
communicateThe tutor who taught Keller the
alphabetAnd thereby opened up the world to her
  • Haley Diana Guthery

Susan B. AnthonyBorn February 15,1820Died in
1906 Susan was a Quaker. She was born in a
farm house.Susan tried to outlaw liquor.
  • Colton J. Hartman

Alexander Born March 3,1847 Graham BellDied
August 2,1922Thomas Watson became an associate
of Bell. He made parts and built models of
Bells inventions. One day while they were
working Bell accidently heard the sound of a
plucked reed over the telegraph wire.
Terry Stobart
Frederick DouglassBorn around 1818Died in
1895Frederick Douglass was the leading spokesman
of American negroes.In the 1800s born a slave
Douglass became a noted author and speaker.He
devoted his life to the abolition of slavery.
  • Emily Hines

Clara BartonBorn Decembe25,182r 1 Died April
12, 1912Her father was a soldier.She was the
youngest child of Stephen Barton. teaching At
the age of 15 Clara Barton in began a nearby
  • Morgan Lynne Keyser

Hedy LamarrBorn November 9, 1914 Died January
9, 2000Hedy Lamarr moved to Hollywood to sign a
contract and become a film star. She quit
school at the age16 and got a job working for
director Max. Lamarr was recently given the
Electronic Frontier Foundation award for their
  • Halley Nelson

Henry Ford Born July 30, 1863Died April
Ford disliked both school and farm life. He had
a stubborn management style. He married Clara
Cody Odum
Margaret Wise BrownBorn May
23,1910Died November 12, 1952She wrote songs.
Even now, over forty years after her sudden and
unexpected death, those who comprised her inner
circle still speak of her enormous creative
powers as true genius. She wrote about
100 books before she died.
  • Dakota Lynn Richardson

Jim ThorpeBorn March 28,1888 Died March
29,1953King Gustav of Sweden handed him the gold
medals saying, sir you are the greatest athlete
of them all. In 1912 Stockholm Olympics Jim
Thorpe who was of mixed American Indian, French
and Irish descent gave one of the most brilliant
all-round performances in the history of
athletics. He won both the pentathlon and the
  • kody .p. Rushin

Jackie Robinson Born January 31,1919Died
October31,1972There were five children in the
Robinson family.
His youngest brother
was his greatest fan. Robinson won letters in
football, baseball, basketball and track.
  • Ethan Saffell

Ben Franklinborn on January 17, 1706.died April
17, 1790.He invented a glass harmonica. One
stormy night my son William and I were
experimenting with lightning.He travelled to
Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and England.
  • Zack Tipple

Ben FranklinBorn January 17,1706Died April
17,1790He printed newspapers. had a poor family
He.Did you know that he died at age 84?
  • Jordan Ash

Arthur AsheBorn January 1919 Died February
6,1993In 1988 Arthur discovered he had AIDS.He
was the first black person to win the US Open in
tennis. Arthur was a tennis star in the 60s and
the 70s and an African American.
  • Brandon Lenart