November 4 – Happy Birthday Fred Greene

2greeneTalk about being born lucky, todays’ Birthday celebrant’s grandfather on his dad’s side owned a knitting mill. His grandfather on his mother’s side owned a gun factory and a typewriter company. As if that was not enough good fortune, the King of England had granted his wife’s family control of all the Atlantic coast fisheries in North America…

 

You can read the rest of my story about this Amsterdam heir in my new book “A Year’s Worth of Amsterdam Birthdays.” To order your copy, click here.

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