Carl Davis (1879 - 1965)

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Carl Davis
1879 - 1965
updated February 06, 2019
Carl Davis was born on April 14, 1879. He died in March 1965 at 85 years of age. We know that Carl Davis had been residing in Texas.


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Carl Davis died in March 1965 at 85 years of age. He was born on April 14, 1879. We have no information about Carl's family. We know that Carl Davis had been residing in Texas.
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In 1879, in the year that Carl Davis was born, on October 22nd, Thomas Edison tested the first practical electric light bulb. Lasting 13½ hours before burning out, it used a "a carbon filament or strip coiled and connected to platina contact wires". He applied for a patent on November 4th, receiving the patent in January 1880.

In 1892, by the time he was only 13 years old, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1936, when he was 57 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1942, Carl was 63 years old when on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1965, in the year of Carl Davis's passing, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

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Died: May 19, 1918
Carl E Davis
Born: around 1908
New Jersey, United States
Carl E Davis
Born: around 1927
Kentucky, United States
Carl G Davis
Born: around 1926
North Carolina, United States
Carl H Davis
Born: around 1925
Georgia, United States
Carl M Davis
Born: around 1927
Tennessee, United States
Carl H Davis
Born: around 1926
South Carolina, United States
Carl R Davis
Born: around 1918
Tennessee, United States
Carl L Jr Davis
Born: around 1926
New York, United States
Carl E Davis
Born: around 1927
Nevada, United States
Carl Davis
Born: around 1914
Utah, United States
Carl S Davis
Born: around 1916
Maryland, United States
Carl A Davis
Born: around 1911
Arizona, Limited Service Or At Sea, United States
Carl S Davis
Born: around 1911
California, United States
Carl H Davis
Born: around 1916
California, United States
Carl T Davis
Born: around 1902
California, United States

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John I Davis
Nov 4, 1926 - Feb 17, 1988
Mountain View, MO
Tom Davis
Sep 5, 1920 - Nov 16, 2008
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Roberta Davis
Mar 11, 1905 - March 1984
Houston, Texas
Bennie C Davis
Jul 20, 1919 - Nov 24, 2007
Lubbock, Texas
Walter Davis
Feb 8, 1902 - Feb 24, 1997
Lindsay, CA
John R Davis
Oct 19, 1907 - Jul 22, 1992
Pampa, TX
Ruth Davis
Nov 25, 1899 - July 1967
Amarillo, Texas
Floyd Davis
Nov 5, 1900 - September 1983
Muleshoe, Texas
Marvin E Davis
Aug 3, 1922 - Nov 20, 2008
Oklahoma City, OK
James Davis
Jul 30, 1922 - June 1980
John Davis
Jul 14, 1897 - October 1978
Pasadena, Texas
Hartfield Davis Jr
Mar 3, 1895 - May 1947
John Davis
Nov 9, 1887 - January 1982
Tyler, Texas
Henry Davis
Nov 15, 1910 - February 1986
Tyler, Texas
Mark Davis
Mar 1, 1883 - December 1964
Crockett, Texas
Billie Davis
Apr 24, 1917 - March 1972
Murl R Davis
Sep 22, 1918 - Sep 3, 2000
Pittsburg, TX
Carl Davis
Feb 2, 1911 - March 1967
Audrie L Davis
Sep 11, 1922 - September 1995
Highlands, TX
John Davis
Jul 17, 1917 - May 21, 1995
Oakland, CA

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Jim Johnson
Jan 30, 1899 - December 1968
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Ernest Phelan
Jan 11, 1892 - March 1976
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Harold M Connally
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Garrison Burns
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Malcolm Cork
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Sherman, Texas
Hamlett Debs Spivey
Jun 8, 1910 - Jun 3, 1998
Indio, CA
Raymond Seale
Nov 5, 1910 - June 1981
Earnest Jackson
Oct 14, 1896 - April 1960
Frances Flood
Apr 23, 1913 - May 1986
Portland, Oregon
Cleo Gaines
Nov 2, 1903 - March 1986
Wheeler, Texas
Juan Marques
May 28, 1894 - December 1971
Littlefield, Texas
Jim Love
Aug 10, 1893 - June 1978
Dallas, Texas
Louise R Crump
Apr 1, 1924 - Jan 1, 2000
Lubbock, TX
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Childress, Texas
Jess Minyard
Oct 7, 1892 - February 1970
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Coleman, Texas
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