Charles R Davis (1922 - 1997)

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Charles R Davis
1922 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
Charles R Davis was born on April 25, 1922. He died on August 22, 1997 at 75 years of age. We know that Charles R Davis had been residing in Apollo Beach, Hillsborough County, Florida.


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Charles R Davis died on August 22, 1997 at 75 years old. He was born on April 25, 1922. There is no information about Charles's immediate family. We know that Charles R Davis had been residing in Apollo Beach, Hillsborough County, Florida.
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In 1922, in the year that Charles R Davis was born, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1937, when he was just 15 years old, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1962, when he was 40 years old, on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1978, at the age of 56 years old, Charles was alive when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1997, in the year of Charles R Davis's passing, on August 31st, Princess Diana of Great Britain was killed when her car crashed into a pillar in the tunnel under the Pont de l'Alma bridge in Paris. The car she was riding in was trying to evade the paparazzi but it was also discovered later that the driver of the car, who was also killed, had three times the legal limit of alcohol which likely contributed to the accident.

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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

Wm Davis
Apr 1, 1909 - April 1983
Crothersville, Indiana
J Davis
Mar 3, 1994 - Oct 8, 2005
Oliver S Davis
Aug 13, 1919 - Nov 16, 1990
Forrest Davis
Aug 28, 1920 - October 1986
Elkhart, Indiana
Paula Z Davis
Jan 24, 1920 - Sep 28, 2005
Boise, ID
Bonnie M Davis
Feb 2, 1917 - Sep 15, 2005
Rochester, IN
James W Davis
Feb 18, 1920 - Jul 30, 1993
East Chicago, IN
Esther M Davis
Sep 16, 1916 - Sep 10, 2003
Wabash, IN
Lyman Lewis Davis
Oct 10, 1921 - Jan 17, 2006
Marion, IN
Wilma M Davis
Dec 14, 1910 - Apr 24, 2007
Okeechobee, FL
Kenneth A Davis
Sep 4, 1919 - Nov 8, 2008
Marion, Indiana
James Davis
Jul 16, 1920 - June 1987
Lafayette, Indiana
Lester Davis
May 19, 1920 - August 1979
Lafayette, Indiana
Hazel Davis
Jun 3, 1914 - February 1986
Crawfordsville, Indiana
Gerald M Davis
Jan 30, 1923 - Mar 27, 1996
Lafayette, IN
Barbara Davis
May 5, 1921 - November 1980
Paul M Davis
Jul 20, 1918 - Jan 2, 1996
Thorntown, IN
May Davis
May 2, 1887 - June 1963
Weltha Davis
Mar 11, 1904 - Feb 8, 1997
Richmond, IN
Eldon Davis
Mar 22, 1901 - May 1969
Norman, Indiana

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Wm Davis
Apr 1, 1909 - April 1983
Crothersville, Indiana
C Allen Jessup
Apr 2, 1912 - Oct 7, 1999
Westfield, IN
Robert Littell
Mar 25, 1892 - January 1963
Lottie M Croom
Dec 23, 1907 - Apr 4, 1996
Los Angeles, CA
Nathan E Berry
Sep 9, 1922 - Mar 9, 1997
North Vernon, IN
Walter B Bergin
Jun 9, 1921 - Mar 13, 2003
Louisville, KY
Richard Marsh
Sep 13, 1920 - November 1967
Carl Maier
Nov 24, 1923 - May 1985
Indianapolis, Indiana
Thomas R Bulger
Oct 7, 1915 - Mar 27, 1988
Ovid O Berry
Jun 19, 1917 - May 1, 1992
Plainfield, IN
Glenn Smith
May 2, 1915 - July 1980
Lebanon, Indiana
Fay E Pedigo
Sep 14, 1921 - Jul 2, 2006
Jamestown, IN
Charles R Jessup
Jan 22, 1920 - Jun 11, 1993
Indianapolis, IN
Barbara L Mcgauley
Aug 13, 1920 - Aug 12, 2001
Worcester, MA
Lloyce P Maxwell
Jun 27, 1920 - Nov 9, 2010
Aurora, CO
John C Jones
Dec 30, 1920 - Jul 24, 1998
Norfolk, VA
Imogene Norwood
Aug 20, 1922 - Oct 15, 2005
Indianapolis, IN
Robert Helm
Feb 22, 1900 - March 1969
Indianapolis, Indiana
Robert J Smith
Jan 4, 1918 - Aug 6, 1975
Loretta Abernathy
Oct 25, 1902 - December 1983
Indianapolis, Indiana
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