Delmar A Davis (1908 - 1992)

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Delmar A Davis
1908 - 1992
updated February 06, 2019
Delmar A Davis was born on January 16, 1908. He died on February 2, 1992 at 84 years of age.


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Delmar A Davis died on February 2, 1992 at 84 years of age. He was born on January 16, 1908. There is no information about Delmar's family.
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In 1908, in the year that Delmar A Davis was born, President Theodore Roosevelt held the White House Conservation Conference, which lead to the establishment of the National Conservation Commission. Preparing the first inventory of the United State's natural resources, the commission was divided into four parts: water, forests, lands, and minerals.

In 1925, he was 17 years old when in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1942, by the time he was 34 years old, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1971, at the age of 63 years old, Delmar was alive when in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1992, in the year of Delmar A Davis's passing, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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Delmar Murray Davis
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Delmar H Davis
Born: around 1926
North Carolina, United States
Delmar L Davis
Born: around 1920
United States
Delmar B Davis
Born: around 1919
Michigan, United States
Delmar L Davis
Born: around 1923
Ohio, United States
Delmar B Davis
Born: around 1922
West Virginia, United States
Delmar L Davis
Born: around 1922
Florida, United States
Delmar Davis
Born: around 1923
Tennessee, United States
Delmar E Davis
Born: around 1915
United States
Delmar L Davis
Born: around 1922
Kentucky, United States
Delmar W Davis
Born: around 1928
Montana, United States
Delmar J Davis
Born: around 1914
United States
Delmar Davis
Born: around 1925
New Mexico, United States
Delmar L Davis
Born: around 1915
United States
Delmar L Davis
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Dec 31, 1969 - Aug 27, 1968
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Delmar Davis
Jan 19, 1907 - March 1982
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H C Davis
Oct 26, 1917 - Mar 14, 1998
Lexington, NC
Lonnie Davis
Sep 12, 1913 - Oct 20, 1989
Rocky Mount, NC
Loyd Davis
Oct 2, 1907 - July 1980
Mountain City, Tennessee
John D Davis
Feb 13, 1914 - Mar 5, 1991
Glenville, NC
Clyde S Davis
Feb 14, 1909 - March 1996
Bryson City, NC
Oscar Davis
Jul 22, 1901 - February 1970
North Carolina
Amanda R Davis
Oct 23, 1908 - Sep 23, 1991
Horace L Davis
Oct 16, 1911 - Dec 23, 2006
Jonesborough, TN
Jacob Davis
Mar 24, 1907 - October 1973
Clyde, North Carolina
Roy Davis
Dec 1, 1897 - November 1985
Asheville, North Carolina
Hazel D Davis
Dec 23, 1912 - Jun 15, 2000
Silver Spring, MD
James M Davis
Aug 1, 1920 - April 1992
Mary S Davis
Oct 4, 1906 - Jul 8, 1999
Clyde, NC
Gudger Davis
Oct 19, 1902 - March 1986
Waynesville, North Carolina
J Lyman Davis
Nov 5, 1923 - Aug 8, 2004
Birmingham, AL
Lonnie Davis
Sep 1, 1920 - September 1983
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Clarence Davis
Apr 8, 1914 - August 1967
Henrietta P Davis
Oct 11, 1914 - Jun 28, 2009
Waynesville, NC
Drury Davis
Jan 21, 1872 - September 1963
Boone Davis
Mar 11, 1912 - July 1978
Waynesville, North Carolina

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Feb 12, 1913 - Jan 28, 1994
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Dec 16, 1911 - Jul 8, 1989
Hickory, NC
Roby Norris
Feb 13, 1898 - June 1980
Damascus, Virginia
Clarence Phillips
Sep 9, 1910 - July 1972
Oberlin, Ohio
Williams G Smith
Nov 1, 1920 - Mar 7, 2004
Mooresville, NC
Harvey White
Jul 5, 1896 - September 1964
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W R Gregory
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Franklin, NC
Elliott C Land
Jun 18, 1900 - Feb 15, 1971
Winston Salem, NC
Dan Nicholas
Mar 6, 1905 - January 1970
Lewis Winecoff
Oct 19, 1902 - October 1968
China Grove, North Carolina
Herman B Jarvis
Mar 19, 1911 - Jul 3, 1996
Statesville, NC
Dewey Andrews
Jun 7, 1899 - January 1987
Ennice, North Carolina
William Blackwelder
May 15, 1893 - August 1976
Statesville, North Carolina
Edwin Bost
Jun 15, 1885 - July 1964
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Herbert G Day
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Jefferson, NC
Harvey S Duffey Sr
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