Charles Davis (1901 - 1973)

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Charles Davis
1901 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Charles Davis was born on May 25, 1901. He died in November 1973 at 72 years old. We know that Charles Davis had been residing in Akron, Summit County, Ohio.

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Charles Davis passed away in November 1973 at 72 years old. He was born on May 25, 1901. There is no information about Charles's family or relationships. We know that Charles Davis had been residing in Akron, Summit County, Ohio.
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1901 - 1973 World Events

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In 1901, in the year that Charles Davis was born, Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

In 1929, when he was 28 years old, on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1939, he was 38 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1941, when he was 40 years old, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1973, in the year of Charles Davis's passing, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

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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

Laird Davis
Nov 24, 1896 - April 1976
Akron, Ohio
Lehr Davis
Dec 29, 1896 - November 1973
Florida
Charles Davis
Feb 5, 1909 - January 1986
Kensington, Maryland
Raymond Davis
May 19, 1903 - December 1978
Hartselle, Alabama
Albert T Davis
Feb 10, 1915 - Feb 7, 1995
Harry Davis
Mar 3, 1897 - December 1985
Brandon, Florida
Elmer R Davis
Oct 17, 1897 - Feb 1, 1964
Harold R Davis
Feb 26, 1909 - Mar 20, 1994
Springfield, OH
Harold Davis
Nov 18, 1903 - October 1983
Louisville, Ohio
Russell Davis
Oct 20, 1899 - February 1974
Canton, Ohio
Ben Davis
May 31, 1897 - August 1971
Massillon, Ohio
Willard Davis
Nov 16, 1911 - May 1983
California
Ralph J Davis
Aug 10, 1907 - Nov 5, 1996
Canton, OH
Howard Davis
Jun 4, 1889 - December 1973
Canton, Ohio
Vendetta C Davis
Jan 7, 1914 - Apr 28, 1989
Canton, OH
Ira Davis
Jun 10, 1903 - April 1978
Navarre, Ohio
Arthur Davis
Dec 4, 1894 - July 1973
Canton, Ohio
Harold Davis
Apr 26, 1905 - July 1973
Akron, Ohio
Gila v Davis
Jun 4, 1902 - Feb 9, 2001
Winter Haven, FL
Garfield Davis
Sep 12, 1896 - Jan 25, 1990
Canton, OH

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Harry Ahlgreen
Feb 25, 1907 - April 1977
Seattle, Washington
Pete Chrest
Dec 6, 1885 - May 1964
Connecticut
Laird Davis
Nov 24, 1896 - April 1976
Akron, Ohio
Mary C Parsons
Jan 5, 1903 - Feb 11, 1989
Gainesville, FL
Earl Rayl
Oct 27, 1894 - August 1971
Clinton, Ohio
E Ruddlesden
Aug 1, 1906 - February 1979
Akron, Ohio
Carrie H Campbell
Oct 10, 1901 - Mar 6, 1991
Claude Yergin
Jun 18, 1901 - June 1974
Tampa, Florida
Eva M Hutchison
Nov 13, 1903 - July 1993
Akron, OH
Florence Keisling
Mar 16, 1902 - May 1970
Gallatin, Tennessee
Carl Alexis
Jul 22, 1914 - Mar 10, 1988
Clarksville, TN
Rena Davidson
Dec 27, 1907 - April 1990
Cape Coral, FL
Ethel H Bailey
Oct 16, 1908 - December 1990
Tallmadge, OH
Raymond Quirk
Feb 4, 1899 - December 1975
Sun City, Arizona
Marie Brenfleck
Nov 30, 1896 - April 1986
Mount Morris, New York
Lehr Davis
Dec 29, 1896 - November 1973
Florida
T J Richardson
May 17, 1910 - Nov 29, 1987
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Merle Snyder
Jun 18, 1915 - January 1983
Phoenix, Arizona
Otis R Montgomery
Sep 30, 1910 - Feb 19, 2004
Louisville, KY
Elmer Stotz
Oct 11, 1889 - December 1964
Florida
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