Born in Glasgow

Mark is born in Glasgow and grows up in Kilwinning and Irvine, 30 miles south of Glasgow. Mary grows up in Uddingston, a village near Glasgow.

Born in London

Horowitz is born in London. His father, David was raised by high-school teachers who were members of the Communist Party USA and supporters of Joseph Stalin. From 1956 to 1975 his father was an outspoken adherent of the New Left before rejecting leftism completely and becoming a conservative commentator. Ben’s mother is Horowitz’s first wife, Elissa Krauthamer. They married on June 14, 1959. Ben […]

Dave McClure early history


Dave McClure grew up in West Virginia and Maryland where his father was an elementary school music teacher. After graduating with an engineering and computer science degree at John Hopkins University, he took various programming roles, which led him to the West Coast where he founded his own consulting company called Aslan Computing. It was […]