Harland Sanders began cooking as a child. Afer his father died he was responsible for looking after his younger brother and sister while his mother worked, so he prepared their food. He had a variety of jobs as an adult including managing a service...
In 1924 Dillinger attempted to rob someone in Mooresville. He was apprehended and sent to prison for 9 years. After his parole he began robbing banks across the state. He was captured in 1934 but escaped from a Lake County jail using a fake...
Coffin was born in North Carolina and moved with his family to Newport (now Fountain City), Indiana, in 1826. He became a leading merchant and miller. In 1844 he began selling only goods not produced by slave labor. He and his wife Catherine...
Coffin, Levi, 1798-1877; Underground railroad system; Abolition movement; Abolitionists; Business people
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