Autie Davis (1882 - 1972)

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Autie Davis
1882 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Autie Davis was born on September 26, 1882. Autie died in May 1972 at 89 years old. We know that Autie Davis had been residing in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky.


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Autie Davis died in May 1972 at 89 years old. Autie was born on September 26, 1882. There is no information about Autie's family. We know that Autie Davis had been residing in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky.
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In 1882, in the year that Autie Davis was born, on March 22nd, the Edmunds Act - passed by Congress - made polygamy a felony. The Act also banned "bigamous" relationships and "unlawful cohabitation", making it illegal for polygamists and those who simply lived together without marrying to vote, be on a jury, or hold a public office.

In 1906, at the age of 24 years old, Autie was alive when English biochemist Frederick Hopkins concluded that vitamins are essential to the human body and that a lack of vitamins caused scurvy and rickets. Scurvy and rickets were both huge problems in sailors that were at sea for extended time and the addition of vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium in their diets helped eradicate the problem.

In 1953, this person was 71 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1968, Autie was 86 years old when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1972, in the year of Autie Davis's passing, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

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Dec 7, 1906 - September 1978
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Jul 15, 1914 - Jun 3, 1992
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E Gaines Davis
Apr 19, 1922 - Jan 4, 1989
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Ted Davis
Feb 7, 1917 - October 1978
Paulding, Ohio
Thelma K Davis
Dec 12, 1912 - Oct 28, 1998
Tulsa, OK
Herbert Davis
Mar 5, 1913 - March 1981
Louisville, Kentucky
Richard Eric Davis
Feb 21, 1972 - Nov 17, 2010
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Gene L Davis
Oct 17, 1920 - Sep 27, 2009
Earlington, KY
Willie Davis
May 27, 1919 - Jul 10, 2000
Madisonville, KY
Dora Davis
Oct 20, 1906 - June 1975
Louisville, Kentucky
Dewey Davis
Aug 1, 1907 - April 1963
Harold Davis
Jan 11, 1918 - January 1986
Somerset, Kentucky
John Davis
Oct 11, 1884 - April 1970
Rockholds, Kentucky
Hubert Davis
Sep 9, 1909 - Feb 13, 1996
Middlesboro, KY
Curtis Davis
Jul 6, 1922 - December 1986
Pineville, Kentucky
Elra Davis
Sep 15, 1916 - May 1958
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Mar 10, 1902 - April 1971
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