Carl Davis (1913 - 1976)

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Carl Davis
1913 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Carl Davis was born on August 16, 1913. He died in April 1976 at 62 years old. We know that Carl Davis had been residing in Denver, Denver County, Colorado.


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Carl Davis passed away in April 1976 at 62 years of age. He was born on August 16, 1913. We have no information about Carl's family. We know that Carl Davis had been residing in Denver, Denver County, Colorado.
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In 1913, in the year that Carl Davis was born, the 17th Amendment, establishing the direct election of U.S. Senators, was adopted. Previously, Senators were elected by state legislatures. As early as 1826, a call to elect senators through popular vote was championed and previous to the 17th amendment, two states had already changed their process. Governors are still able to appoint senators to vacant seats until an election can be held.

In 1921, he was just 8 years old when the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1957, at the age of 44 years old, Carl was alive when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1961, by the time he was 48 years old, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1976, in the year of Carl Davis's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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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
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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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Charles Davis
Jul 25, 1916 - November 1981
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Sep 16, 1904 - Oct 16, 1995
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May 20, 1913 - Apr 17, 1988
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Wilbur Davis
Jun 16, 1913 - Mar 6, 1994
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Lucille S Davis
Feb 3, 1904 - May 1994
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Thomas Davis
Dec 14, 1884 - July 1965
Frank Davis
May 28, 1891 - December 1971
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Jack Davis
Mar 29, 1910 - September 1971
Denver, Colorado
Mae v Davis
Apr 28, 1908 - Oct 17, 2000
Denver, CO
John M Davis
Apr 6, 1905 - Oct 2, 1993
Long Beach, CA
Maude Davis
Feb 22, 1901 - June 1985
Denver, Colorado
Glenn Davis
Mar 22, 1900 - April 1981
Denver, Colorado
Luther Davis
Sep 1, 1905 - March 1971
Englewood, Colorado
Edward Davis
Feb 4, 1911 - August 1985
Compton, California
Walter A Davis
May 15, 1905 - Jun 7, 1995
San Clemente, CA
Van Davis
Dec 1, 1904 - July 1983
Denver, Colorado
William Davis
Jun 7, 1912 - September 1982
San Gabriel, California
Bert Davis
Jul 28, 1886 - August 1968
Olney Springs, Colorado
George Davis
Jun 7, 1905 - Dec 24, 1991
Chicago, IL
Robert S Davis
Sep 4, 1957 - Jul 1, 2003

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