Della Davis (1913 - 1981)

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Della Davis
1913 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Della Davis was born on January 1, 1913. She died in June 1981 at 68 years old. We know that Della Davis had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.


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Della Davis passed away in June 1981 at 68 years old. She was born on January 1, 1913. We have no information about Della's family or relationships. We know that Della Davis had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.
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In 1913, in the year that Della Davis was born, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

In 1927, when she was just 14 years old, 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1944, Della was 31 years old when on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1979, by the time she was 66 years old, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1981, in the year of Della 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 Della Davises

Della B. Davis
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Della Bethada Davis
Mar 17, 1923 - Sep 10, 2009
Della M. (Koemel) Davis
Born: around 1923
Della D. (Riascos) Davis
Born: around 1962
Della J. (Walker) Davis
Born: around 1950
Della B. (Cravin) Davis
Born: around 1952
Della S. (Cox) Davis
Born: around 1944
Della M. (Solano) Davis
Born: around 1949
Della S. (Incardona) Davis
Born: around 1949
Della (Kroeker) Davis
Born: around 1951
Della T. (Flibit) Davis
Born: around 1909
Della M. (Beaver) Davis
Born: around 1951
Della D. (Burch) Davis
Born: around 1961
Della L. (Gallander) Davis
Born: around 1962
Della M. (Winn) Davis
Born: around 1947
Della I. (Murrell) Davis
Born: around 1947
Della C. (Cook) Davis
Born: around 1950
Della (Jones) Davis
Born: around 1923
Della v. (Ford) Davis
Born: around 1954

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James R Davis
Mar 13, 1941 - Jun 29, 2005
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Doris Davis
Jan 9, 1918 - March 1986
Greenville, Mississippi
Beatrice Davis
Apr 9, 1907 - February 1980
Belzoni, Mississippi
Myrtle H Davis
Jun 30, 1909 - Dec 28, 1996
Pineville, LA
Leslie Davis
Nov 20, 1941 - Aug 25, 2010
San Francisco, California
W Davis
Mar 3, 1938 - February 1985
Chicago, Illinois
Emmitt Davis
Sep 22, 1938 - Nov 5, 1998
Helen Davis
Feb 27, 1939 - May 1980
Lavanda L Davis
Aug 26, 1932 - May 7, 1990
Oliver Davis
May 18, 1943 - Jan 29, 2007
Saint Anne, IL
Johnnie M Davis
Sep 13, 1940 - Jun 22, 2003
Greenville, MS
Elvie B Davis
Oct 2, 1916 - June 1989
Mattson, MS
Arthur Davis
Feb 7, 1940 - April 1986
Wilson Davis
Feb 11, 1939 - Jun 16, 1996
Greenville, MS
Willis Davis
Mar 15, 1881 - April 1977
Leland, Mississippi
Edna Davis
Aug 4, 1887 - January 1976
Leland, Mississippi
Inez Davis
Apr 23, 1927 - September 1980
Lyon, Mississippi
Dorthy Davis
Oct 12, 1930 - December 1976
Fielder Davis
Mar 7, 1941 - June 1975
Lynna D Davis
Dec 6, 1920 - Mar 9, 1995
Corinth, MS

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