Charles Davis (1912 - 1952)

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Charles Davis
1912 - 1952
updated February 06, 2019
Charles Davis was born on April 26, 1912. He died in March 1952 at 39 years old.


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Charles Davis died in March 1952 at 39 years of age. He was born on April 26, 1912. There is no information about Charles's family.
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In 1912, in the year that Charles Davis was born, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1926, by the time he was only 14 years old, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1930, at the age of 18 years old, Charles was alive when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1940, he was 28 years old when on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1952, in the year of Charles Davis's passing, on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

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Born: Mar 15, 1946
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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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James Davis
Feb 20, 1921 - May 1987
Cleveland, Ohio
Elsie C Davis
Jun 13, 1915 - Jul 25, 2004
Waynesville, OH
Roy Davis
Jun 1, 1896 - March 1981
Dayton, Ohio
Adeline E Davis
Oct 3, 1910 - Sep 12, 2007
Dayton, Ohio
Louise Davis
Sep 1, 1913 - June 1981
Xenia, Ohio
George Davis
Oct 26, 1922 - February 1970
Inglis Quayle Davis
Jun 18, 1922 - Nov 9, 2010
Roy Davis
Dec 5, 1910 - July 1986
Dayton, Ohio
Margaret Davis
Dec 25, 1896 - July 1967
Columbus, Ohio
Gertrude Davis
Jun 2, 1892 - December 1973
Springfield, Ohio
Bertha Marie Davis
Oct 15, 1920 - Aug 7, 2007
Newark, Ohio
Donald Davis
Jan 11, 1916 - Jan 9, 1990
Bainbridge, OH
Harry Davis
Sep 17, 1897 - September 1984
Patriot, Ohio
George Davis
May 17, 1894 - April 1974
Lancaster, Ohio
Elizabeth Davis
May 27, 1911 - Oct 1, 1990
John Davis
Mar 20, 1892 - November 1968
Orient, Ohio
Charles Davis
Feb 10, 1897 - October 1985
Circleville, Ohio
Lee Davis
Jan 1, 1903 - October 1976
Cleveland, Ohio
John W Davis
Jul 3, 1907 - Feb 7, 1997
Pataskala, OH
Dorothy I Davis
Jul 3, 1918 - May 3, 1995
Heath, OH

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