David Bland (1911 - 1990)

David Bland
1911 - 1990
updated February 06, 2019
David Bland was born on June 2, 1911. He died on June 21, 1990 at 79 years old.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

David Bland Biography

Vital facts & highlights of David's life to share with the world

Most Commonly Known Name

David Bland

First name

David

Middle name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Male

Birth

David Bland was born on

Death

David Bland died on

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for David.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of David Bland?

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is David's ethnicity and where did his parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

Unknown. Was David a religious man?

Last Known Residence

Unknown. Did David move a lot? Where was his last known location?

Education

Did David finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did David attend?

Professions

Share what David did for a living or if he had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of David's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did David serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with his life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different David Bland?
View other bios of people named David Blands
Back to Top

David Bland Family Tree

David's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Bland family tree.

David's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
David Bland
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

David's Family Photos

We currently do not have photos of David Bland. Below are potential family photos that share David's last name or surname. Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of David during various points of his life

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about David

What do you remember about David Bland? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that David is remembered.

David Bland Obituary

This obit of David Bland is maintained by David's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

David Bland passed away on June 21, 1990 at 79 years old. He was born on June 2, 1911. We are unaware of information about David's immediate family.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of David Bland

1911 - 1990 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during David's lifetime

In 1911, in the year that David Bland was born, the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1969, when he was 58 years old, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

In 1972, at the age of 61 years old, David was alive when on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

In 1982, David was 71 years old when on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

In 1990, in the year of David Bland's passing, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

Other Biographies

Other David Blands

Sep 13, 1979 - Unknown
around 1897 - Jan 5, 1917
around 1921 - Apr 27, 1943
around 1927 - Unknown
around 1926 - Unknown
around 1926 - Unknown
around 1918 - Unknown
around 1926 - Unknown
around 1923 - Unknown
around 1911 - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Dec 31, 1969 - Nov 25, 1945
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
around 1863 - Aug 9, 1912
around 1834 - Feb 15, 1910
around 1957 - Unknown
around 1958 - Unknown
around 1973 - Unknown

Other Blands

Apr 8, 1902 - February 1978
May 30, 1957 - Jan 3, 2004
Feb 7, 1891 - March 1985
Mar 21, 1893 - Nov 25, 1992
Sep 15, 1951 - Mar 23, 1999
May 4, 1921 - Feb 14, 2000
Dec 7, 1899 - September 1987
Apr 8, 1916 - May 27, 1998
Jul 30, 1909 - March 1985
Oct 22, 1914 - Jul 17, 1997
Jan 12, 1905 - July 1985
May 6, 1910 - Apr 9, 1996
May 3, 1946 - Oct 22, 1998
Oct 30, 1968 - Dec 15, 1993
Mar 14, 1905 - Aug 4, 1997
Jul 4, 1901 - February 1982
Jun 26, 1902 - Mar 26, 1992
Feb 13, 1904 - December 1975
Sep 29, 1925 - September 1995
Jan 20, 1911 - Dec 7, 1994

Other Bios

May 30, 1913 - November 1997
Apr 16, 1916 - October 1993
Mar 24, 1910 - Oct 4, 2000
Apr 5, 1903 - Jun 26, 1988
Apr 5, 1905 - July 1971
Jan 14, 1893 - Jan 29, 1993
Dec 23, 1907 - Apr 13, 2000
Dec 15, 1892 - February 1969
Aug 10, 1903 - Oct 20, 1991
Dec 6, 1903 - January 1985
Oct 3, 1909 - Dec 8, 1994
Aug 14, 1906 - Jul 14, 1989
Oct 26, 1906 - May 20, 1998
Feb 25, 1894 - September 1963
Jul 20, 1893 - July 1969
Mar 14, 1888 - February 1969
Aug 4, 1903 - July 1978
Aug 17, 1914 - Dec 21, 2002
Oct 13, 1911 - March 1975
Dec 31, 1903 - August 1995
Success Stories from Biographies like David Bland
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.