Robert Emmet Odlum (August 31, 1851 – May 19, 1885) was an Amer... -
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Larry Donovan, 1880s Bridge Jumper, Lived Too Soon

Atlas Obscura - 21 Mar 2017
The first person to attempt the feat was the swimming instructor Robert Emmet Odlum, in May of 1885. He died shortly after being pulled from the water. The next person to attempt the jump, in 1886, was Steve Brodie, a gambler and race walker looking to ...
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Note to tourists: Brooklyn Bridge is for crossing, not climbing

Los Angeles Times - 17 Nov 2014
In 1885, Robert Emmet Odlum, an expert swimmer and lifeguard, became the first person to jump from the Brooklyn Bridge, reportedly to show that it was a survivable fall if done correctly. Odlum hit the water at an angle, though, and was killed. A ...
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Megölte tervezőjét a Brooklyn híd - 24 May 2017
Volt akinek sikerült élve megúsznia, de az elsőként próbálkozó Robert E. Odlum nem élte túl a vízbe csapódást. Mindezektől eltekintve az építmény hosszú távon rohamos fejlődést hozott a parti városok számára, és lehetővé tette 1898-as egyesítését, ...
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Mentorship program gives students a view from the top

Business in Vancouver - 17 Apr 2017
Similarly, the genuine empathy Odlum Brown CEO Debra Hewson had for her colleagues impressed Abby Gnawali during the day she spent shadowing the leader of the Vancouver-based investment firm. “The perception you [have] of somebody in a ...
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WATCH: Mark Geary releases video for his upcoming new single - 15 May 2017
The album is being produced in France by Karl Odlum, who also produced his 2008 album Opium. Geary is returning to Ireland this summer, playing the Vantastival festival in Louth on June 4, before departing again for gigs in Switerland and Germany.
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For the record, June 27, 2017

Business in Vancouver - 27 Jun 2017
Odlum Brown, RBC Foundation, Coast Capital Savings, HSBC, Pan American Silver, SAP, Aritzia and Unbounce donated a total of $95,000 to Minerva Foundation for BC Women. The funds will be used to support the foundation's Learning to Lead weekend, ...
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New members join the Hall

Lansing State Journal - 27 Jul 2017
The 2017 class included Marcelle Carruthers, James Keyton Jr., Charles Joblonski, Andy Marsh, Leah Nilsson Kareti, Bob Roop, Steve Shipps, Dan Stolz, Marcus Taylor, Dick Letts Award winner James Keyton Sr., the 1973 East Lansing football team the ...
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Il ponte di Brooklyn, ottava meraviglia del mondo

Corriere della Sera - 24 May 2017
Dalla muraglia cinese lunga circa 22mila chilometri a Petra, la città scolpita nella roccia, dalle misteriose rovine del Machu Picchu, testimonianza della civiltà Inca, al Colosseo. E ancora, il Cristo Redentore, che si innalza con i suoi 38 metri a ...
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For the record, July 11, 2017

Business in Vancouver - 11 Jul 2017
Rob MacKay-Dunn has been appointed vice-president, government and public affairs, at Urban Development Institute (UDI), effective August 2. Prior to this appointment, MacKay-Dunn served as director of public policy and communications at the Greater ...
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New mission presidents

Deseret News - 31 Mar 2016
Attorney for Mundell, Odlum, and Haws, LLP. Born in San Francisco, California, to Karl Nelbert Haws Jr. and Marion Jenny Engel Haws. Sister Haws is a former stake ...
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At midday: TSX buoyed by gains in energy, financials

The Globe and Mail - 19 Jul 2017
Analysts estimate an 8.7 per cent rise in second-quarter earnings and a 4.6 per cent increase in revenue for the S&P 500 companies from a year earlier, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. This follows a robust first quarter when U.S. companies posted ...

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