Charles Davis (1904 - 1983)

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Charles Davis
1904 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Charles Davis was born on January 1, 1904. He died in December 1983 at 79 years old. We know that Charles Davis had been residing in Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois.

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Charles Davis passed away in December 1983 at age 79. He was born on January 1, 1904. There is no information about Charles's family. We know that Charles Davis had been residing in Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois.
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In 1904, in the year that Charles Davis was born, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1934, when he was 30 years old, on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1941, by the time he was 37 years old, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1972, at the age of 68 years old, Charles was alive when on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

In 1983, in the year of Charles Davis's passing, "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

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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

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Jesse Davis
Aug 24, 1917 - March 1987
Florida
Lorraine R Davis
Feb 2, 1920 - Jul 24, 2006
Urbana, IL
Samuel L Davis
Oct 20, 1920 - Nov 14, 2006
Savoy, IL
Clifford H Davis
Aug 12, 1915 - May 1990
Hallie M Davis
Aug 21, 1910 - Dec 16, 1988
West Frankfort, IL
George D Davis
Oct 24, 1916 - Jul 28, 1996
Seattle, WA
Helen B Davis
Sep 23, 1920 - Oct 6, 2004
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Arville Davis
Jul 21, 1921 - May 1968
Herbert Davis
Feb 20, 1910 - Apr 4, 1989
Benton Harbor, MI
Isabelle G Davis
Feb 16, 1911 - Feb 24, 1998
Gassville, AR
William Davis
Nov 17, 1903 - May 1973
Kansas
Leslie M Davis
Aug 18, 1917 - Jul 13, 1996
Doniphan, MO
Velma E Davis
Aug 27, 1918 - May 22, 2006
Wood River, IL
William Davis
May 12, 1916 - May 4, 1997
Flint, MI
Bernice A Davis
Jun 30, 1917 - Jan 8, 2004
Hartford, IL
Nellie v Davis
Feb 14, 1908 - May 20, 1993
Duncan, OK
Margaret A Davis
Oct 22, 1907 - Oct 5, 1990
Betty L Davis
Aug 26, 1921 - Apr 8, 1999
Hardy, AR
Mary Davis
Feb 10, 1909 - February 1978
Virginia, Illinois
Harold Davis
Aug 2, 1914 - November 1975
Springfield, Illinois

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Dean Ziegler
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Hubert Dodds
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Harold D Greeson
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Bethany, Illinois
Everett Wilson
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Dorothy Harris
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Grace T Beals
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Hazel Russell
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Ruby C Braden
Mar 19, 1921 - Jan 11, 2006
Neoga, IL
Vera R Robinson
Jan 26, 1921 - Nov 3, 2000
Sullivan, IL
Virginia B Shamburg
Mar 28, 1920 - Sep 13, 1996
Hinsdale, IL
H Evon Bean
Oct 6, 1920 - Apr 22, 2000
Gilbertsville, KY
Jesse Davis
Aug 24, 1917 - March 1987
Florida
Marjorie Mccave
Nov 5, 1920 - April 1966
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Bona J Smith
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Fred Arthur
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