Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, surveyor

I attended a breakfast at the Harriman Shoney's this morning where the honored guest was Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey. The breakfast was sponsored by the Roane County Tea Party. Lt. Gov. Ramsey described his background as a surveyor, who ran his own business from 1981-1986, before he decided to get into the auction business. [...]

By | 2010-02-15T19:23:43+00:00 February 13th, 2010|Famous Surveyors, Government|3 Comments

Abraham Lincoln, Surveyor (1809-1865)

Settlers were crowding into the country, and there was heavy demand for the establishment of boundary lines, for the location of roads, and for surveys of new towns. John Calhoun, the surveyor of Sangamon County, had more work than he could do. At the suggestion of Pollard Simmons, a farmer and Democratic politician [...]

By | 2010-01-09T18:57:39+00:00 January 7th, 2010|Famous Surveyors|Comments Off on Abraham Lincoln, Surveyor (1809-1865)

George Washington, Surveyor (1732-1799)

George Washington was a man of incredible honor, courage, and discipline. He was a warrior, a gentleman, and one who showed personal restraint of a manner such as rarely seen among mortal men. He is truly the father of our republic. Without him, and (I believe) the hand of Divinity, the United States would never [...]

By | 2010-01-07T11:42:58+00:00 December 10th, 2009|Famous Surveyors|Comments Off on George Washington, Surveyor (1732-1799)

Benjamin Banneker (1731-1806)

Benjamin Banneker (1731-1806) was one of those rare humans who have exceptional talent in many fields. Banneker was born on a farm near Baltimore, Maryland, in 1731, the son of a free mother and a slave father. As a free man himself, Banneker was allowed to attend an elementary school for free Negroes. [...]

By | 2010-01-07T11:23:42+00:00 October 25th, 2009|Famous Surveyors|Comments Off on Benjamin Banneker (1731-1806)
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