Charles L Davis (1894 - 1981)

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Charles L Davis
1894 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Charles L Davis was born on January 27, 1894. He died on October 30, 1981 at 87 years of age. We know that Charles L Davis had been residing in Apopka, Orange County, Florida.


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Charles L Davis passed away on October 30, 1981 at 87 years of age. He was born on January 27, 1894. There is no information about Charles's surviving family. We know that Charles L Davis had been residing in Apopka, Orange County, Florida.
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In 1894, in the year that Charles L Davis was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1907, by the time he was merely 13 years old, in October, over a 3 week period, the New York stock exchange fell almost 50% from the previous year's high mark. Public panic ensued and there were runs on banks since the U.S. was in the middle of a recession. J.P. Morgan offered his own fortune to back the banks and he was followed by other financiers. This temporarily shored up the banking system, stopping the immediate panic. All of this led to the creation of the Federal Reserve.

In 1927, when he was 33 years old, the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1935, he was 41 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1981, in the year of Charles L Davis's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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Other Charles Davises

Charles Robert Davis, Sr
Born: Mar 15, 1946
Charles Wesley Davis
Born: May 10, 1845
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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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Nedra Morgan Davis
Jun 3, 1916 - Aug 22, 2010
Lake City, Florida
Harvey Davis
Apr 11, 1907 - May 1979
West Palm Beach, Florida
Aaron T Davis
Mar 22, 1914 - Sep 20, 1998
Lake Worth, FL
Abe Davis
Feb 25, 1912 - April 1993
New York, NY
George Davis
Oct 8, 1905 - April 1986
West Palm Beach, Florida
James A Davis
Feb 18, 1905 - Jul 1, 1992
Saint Augustine, FL
Elmer Davis
Jan 27, 1910 - October 1965
Saint Augustine, Florida
Lois Davis
Jul 5, 1908 - January 1981
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Virginia W Davis
Jan 19, 1913 - December 1995
Jacksonville, FL
James Davis
Nov 4, 1909 - September 1975
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Esther W Davis
Jul 12, 1909 - Dec 12, 2007
Chittenango, NY
Willie Davis
Jun 17, 1893 - June 1975
Saint Augustine, Florida
Isiaih Davis
Jan 22, 1903 - December 1969
Dania, Florida
James Davis
Feb 11, 1917 - October 1976
Saint Augustine, Florida
John A Davis
Dec 8, 1910 - Nov 13, 1998
Saint Augustine, FL
Harris Davis
May 22, 1897 - July 1977
Tallahassee, Florida
Lonnie Davis
Dec 13, 1908 - December 1995
Tallahassee, FL
Eddie Davis
Dec 22, 1909 - Jun 23, 2006
Tallahassee, FL
William Davis
Feb 18, 1914 - February 1974
Willie Davis
Jun 14, 1918 - May 1980
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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Oct 29, 1881 - August 1965
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Apr 23, 1911 - Aug 10, 1988
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Apr 31, 1891 - July 1962
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Saint Albans, New York
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Dec 12, 1923 - September 1971
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Mack Norris
Dec 28, 1919 - February 1986
Front Royal, Virginia
George E Watson
Aug 2, 1908 - Nov 26, 1990
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