Charles W Davis (1916 - 1995)

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Charles W Davis
1916 - 1995
updated February 06, 2019
Charles W Davis was born on January 23, 1916. He died on August 26, 1995 at 79 years old. We know that Charles W Davis had been residing in Plain City, Madison County, Ohio.

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Charles W Davis died on August 26, 1995 at 79 years old. He was born on January 23, 1916. There is no information about Charles's family or relationships. We know that Charles W Davis had been residing in Plain City, Madison County, Ohio.
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In 1916, in the year that Charles W Davis was born, in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

In 1929, Charles was just 13 years old when the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1943, at the age of 27 years old, Charles was alive when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1977, he was 61 years old when on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1995, in the year of Charles W Davis's passing, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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Evan Davis
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Joseph Davis
Feb 19, 1914 - March 1986
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Dec 24, 1910 - January 1987
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Elmer E Davis
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Willard Davis
Feb 16, 1915 - August 1986
Newark, Ohio
Mabel M Davis
Oct 8, 1917 - Aug 26, 2006
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Douglas W Davis
Feb 23, 1919 - Oct 19, 1997
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Herbert F Davis
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Canton, OH
Robert Davis
Dec 16, 1909 - June 1967
Joe Davis Sr
Apr 26, 1894 - October 1984
Lima, Ohio
Samuel M Davis
Apr 9, 1919 - Sep 7, 2000
Jonesville, MI
Mable Davis
May 17, 1897 - November 1972
Long Beach, California
Thelma Davis
Sep 3, 1921 - February 1982
Cleveland, Ohio
Gladys T Davis
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Juanita Jean Davis
Sep 9, 1926 - Nov 2, 2007
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