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Ben Franklin's bifocals Monday, July 31, 2017

Naval Architect John Ericsson    Inventor John Ericsson's Statue holding Monitor Model
[1803 - John Ericsson, naval architect, inventor, born in Langbanshyttan, Wermland, Sweden]

Businessman S. S. Kresge      Businessman S. S. Kresge
[1867 - S. S. (Sebastian Spering) Kresge, merchant, philanthropist, born in Bald Mountain, Pennsylvania]

Economist Milton Friedman   Nobel Prize Economist Milton Friedman
[1912 - Milton Friedman, Nobel prize-winning economist, born in Brooklyn, New York]

Composer George Forrest    Kismet by George Forrest
[1915 - George 'Chet' Forrest (George Forrest Chichester, Jr.), songwriter, composer, born in Brooklyn]

Jazz Pianist Hank Jones    Pianist Hank Jones    Jazz Pianist Hank Jones    Jazz Pianist Hank Jones
[1918 - Henry "Hank" Jones, jazz pianist, born in Vicksburg, Mississippi]

Game Show Producer Bill Todman    Game Show Producers Bill Todman (Right) & Mark Goodson
[1918 - Bill (William) Todman, game show producer, born in New York City]

Award-winning Sportscaster Curt Gowdy    Award-winning Sportscaster Curt Gowdy    Curt Gowdy fishing    Award-winning Sportscaster Curt Gowdy
[1919 - Curt Gowdy, award-winning sports commentator, born in Green River, Wyoming]

Atlantic Records' Ahmet Ertegun   Ahmet Ertegun
[1923 - Ahmet Ertegun, Atlantic Records co-founder, born in Istanbul, Turkey]

Actor Ted Cassidy    Actor Ted Cassidy Actor Ted Cassidy
[1932 - Theodore Crawford 'Ted' Cassidy, actor, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania]

Comparative Religion 101
Final Exam

God is:

a. Good.
b. Great.
c. Love.
d. An omniscient know-it-all.
e. All of the above.

William's Whimsical Words:

None of the above?

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