Chester A Davis (1922 - 2004)

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Chester A Davis
1922 - 2004
updated February 06, 2019
Chester A Davis was born on June 3, 1922. He died on October 28, 2004 at 82 years of age. We know that Chester A Davis had been residing in Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma 73071.


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Chester A Davis passed away on October 28, 2004 at 82 years of age. He was born on June 3, 1922. We are unaware of information about Chester's family. We know that Chester A Davis had been residing in Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma 73071.
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In 1922, in the year that Chester A 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 1930, Chester was merely 8 years old when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1957, at the age of 35 years old, Chester was alive when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1975, he was 53 years old when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1989, at the age of 67 years old, Chester was alive when on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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Chester G Davis
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Chester I Davis
Born: around 1927
Pennsylvania, United States
Chester W Jr Davis
Born: around 1926
New York, United States
Chester M Davis
Born: around 1920
New York, United States
Chester Davis
Born: around 1919
New York, United States
Chester T Davis
Born: around 1925
Idaho, United States
Chester Davis
Born: around 1920
Nevada, United States
Chester C Davis
Born: around 1914
California, United States
Chester R Davis
Born: around 1927
Oregon, United States
Chester L Davis
Born: around 1913
California, United States
Chester R Davis
Born: around 1924
California, United States
Chester D Davis
Born: around 1918
Oregon, United States
Chester H Davis
Born: around 1916
California, United States
Chester R Jr Davis
Born: around 1924
California, United States
Chester B Davis
Born: around 1914
California, United States
Chester R Davis
Born: around 1917
California, United States
Chester C Davis
Born: around 1927
Louisiana, United States
Chester Davis
Born: around 1925
Louisiana, United States
Chester L Davis
Born: around 1925
Texas, United States

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Mary W Davis
Sep 15, 1923 - Nov 20, 1993
Muriel E Davis
Jan 26, 1919 - Sep 26, 1994
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Marcia M Davis
Nov 15, 1905 - June 1989
Bessie Davis
Dec 24, 1890 - December 1981
Marion I Davis
Jun 22, 1917 - May 30, 1990
Harold Davis
Jul 28, 1921 - October 1975
Nathan Davis
Sep 24, 1914 - August 1969
Norman Davis
Jan 12, 1910 - July 1984
Hancock, ME
Horace Davis
Mar 25, 1917 - October 1987
Skowhegan, ME
Priscilla Davis
Nov 9, 1918 - October 1981
Charlestown, RI
Winifred B Davis
Oct 22, 1914 - January 1990
Bernice H Davis
Jul 22, 1904 - Jul 18, 1988
Warren, ME
Erma Davis
Apr 3, 1896 - August 1984
South Portland, ME
Lola Davis
Sep 11, 1907 - September 1985
Vaughn, WA
Dorothy L Davis
Feb 7, 1921 - Jul 26, 1995
Orono, ME
Esther A Davis
Jul 17, 1912 - May 3, 1997
West Paris, ME
Marie Davis
Jun 4, 1923 - June 1979
Lloyd B Davis
Apr 12, 1922 - Nov 22, 2008
Moriarty, NM
Alfred W Davis
Oct 18, 1921 - Dec 1, 1982
Detroit, ME
Allen J Davis
Jul 17, 1920 - Sep 22, 1995
Saddle River, NJ

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Elwin Billings
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Belle H Reed
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Gorham, ME
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Cushing, ME
George J Bizlewicz
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Christophe C Coyne
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Osterville, MA
Andrew J Kinney
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Savannah, GA
Wallace S Tirman
Dec 12, 1911 - Mar 12, 2000
Sun City West, AZ
George Edward Herman
Jan 14, 1920 - Feb 8, 2005
Washington, DC
H Smalley
Sep 14, 1900 - August 1970
Eastville, VA
Alfred H Fifield
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Jacksonville, FL
J v Connors
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Bath, ME
Arnold B Childs
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Richard A Crabtree
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