Anna B Davis (1925 - 1998)

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Anna B Davis
1925 - 1998
updated February 06, 2019
Anna B Davis was born on January 30, 1925. She died on November 5, 1998 at 73 years of age. We know that Anna B Davis had been residing in Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee.

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Anna B Davis died on November 5, 1998 at 73 years old. She was born on January 30, 1925. We have no information about Anna's surviving family. We know that Anna B Davis had been residing in Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee.
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1925 - 1998 World Events

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In 1925, in the year that Anna B Davis was born, in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1935, by the time she was merely 10 years old, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1951, by the time she was 26 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1971, Anna was 46 years old when in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1998, in the year of Anna B Davis's passing, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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Oct 27, 1917 - Dec 27, 2008
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Jul 2, 1915 - Jun 30, 1999
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Nov 11, 1925 - Oct 14, 1991
Knoxville, TN
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Mar 5, 1922 - Oct 28, 1992
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Delpha Davis
Jul 19, 1920 - February 1983
Indianapolis, Indiana
Russell Davis
Nov 29, 1924 - November 1986
Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
Harold D Davis
Apr 5, 1926 - Feb 6, 1998
Powell, TN
Goldie B Davis
Jan 15, 1927 - Nov 12, 1999
Clinton, TN
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Jan 29, 1919 - Feb 2, 2008
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Jimmy B Davis
Jul 27, 1964 - Sep 11, 2003
Christine P Davis
Nov 28, 1912 - Oct 23, 2007
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Bessie D Davis
Jun 9, 1927 - Mar 31, 1989
Memphis, TN
Claudine Davis
Dec 4, 1924 - Mar 11, 2006
Chicago, IL
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Mar 23, 1896 - December 1988
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Nov 25, 1894 - February 1976
Memphis, Tennessee
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