Charles Davis (1879 - 1974)

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Charles Davis
1879 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Charles Davis was born on January 11, 1879. He died in February 1974 at age 95. We know that Charles Davis had been residing in Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois.

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Charles Davis died in February 1974 at 95 years old. He was born on January 11, 1879. There is no information about Charles's surviving family. We know that Charles Davis had been residing in Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois.
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In 1879, in the year that Charles 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 1904, when he was 25 years old, the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

In 1927, by the time he was 48 years old, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1963, when he was 84 years old, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1974, in the year of Charles Davis's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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Other Charles Davises

Charles Robert Davis, Sr
Born: Mar 15, 1946
Charles Wesley Davis
Born: May 10, 1845
Charles Monroe Davis
Jan 8, 1910 - Jun 19, 1959
Charles William Davis
around 1858 - Nov 25, 1940
Charles William Davis
around 1918 - Jun 19, 1941
Charles William Davis
around 1898 - Dec 2, 1917
Charles Victor Davis
Died: Dec 12, 1942
Charles Trevor Davis
around 1921 - Mar 26, 1941
Charles Tom Davis
Died: Aug 21, 1915
Charles Thomas Davis
around 1881 - Oct 30, 1914
Charles Thomas Davis
around 1895 - Sep 24, 1940

Other Davises

Charles Davis
Feb 15, 1904 - October 1977
Springfield, Illinois
Jesse Davis
Oct 21, 1904 - January 1964
Charlotte Davis
Nov 2, 1884 - August 1970
Caldwell, Kansas
Casper Davis
Apr 5, 1890 - December 1963
California
Frank Davis
Nov 4, 1887 - July 1965
Illinois
Raymond J Davis
Apr 17, 1915 - Aug 14, 1988
Springfield, IL
Syvilla M Davis
Sep 28, 1910 - Dec 5, 1994
Jacksonville, IL
George C Davis
Aug 2, 1910 - May 14, 2000
Springfield, IL
Edward Davis
Jul 28, 1899 - August 1967
Springfield, Illinois
Loren G Davis
Jan 21, 1912 - Oct 4, 2002
Peoria, AZ
Wilbur Davis
Jun 18, 1897 - October 1980
Springfield, Illinois
Melvin E Davis
Mar 7, 1918 - Jun 17, 1992
San Diego, CA
Jack Davis
Aug 31, 1917 - January 1974
Wilbur Davis
Dec 22, 1909 - September 1975
Sun City, Arizona
Lawrence Davis
Jan 14, 1911 - April 1978
Springfield, Illinois
Sadie A Davis
Nov 10, 1918 - Mar 21, 1996
Fontana, CA
Ernest F Davis
Mar 7, 1914 - Sep 18, 2007
Athens, IL
James Davis
Jun 18, 1910 - Nov 12, 1992
Detroit, MI
Beatrice C Davis
Jun 26, 1918 - Jan 27, 2005
Miami, FL
John Davis
Apr 15, 1915 - April 1969

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Jul 12, 1892 - March 1963
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Jun 30, 1909 - August 1984
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Leon Psaute
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John Schmidt
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Nicholas Mussa
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Stanley Petrokas
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Joe Teczkus
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Paul Mcmullen
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