Delmer Davis (1913 - 1989)

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Delmer Davis
1913 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
Delmer Davis was born on April 25, 1913. He died on December 28, 1989 at 76 years old.


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Florida National Cemetery Section 110A Site 441, 6502 Sw. 102nd Ave., in Bushnell, Florida



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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PVT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Delmer Davis passed away on December 28, 1989 at 76 years old. He was buried in Florida National Cemetery Section 110A Site 441, Bushnell, Florida. He was born on April 25, 1913. There is no information about Delmer's family.
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In 1913, in the year that Delmer Davis was born, the 17th Amendment, establishing the direct election of U.S. Senators, was adopted. Previously, Senators were elected by state legislatures. As early as 1826, a call to elect senators through popular vote was championed and previous to the 17th amendment, two states had already changed their process. Governors are still able to appoint senators to vacant seats until an election can be held.

In 1922, by the time he was only 9 years old, 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 1934, at the age of 21 years old, Delmer was alive when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1975, by the time he was 62 years old, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

In 1989, in the year of Delmer Davis's passing, on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

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Other Delmer Davises

Delmer L Jr Davis
Born: around 1926
North Carolina, United States
Delmer H Davis
Born: around 1918
California, United States
Delmer Davis
Born: around 1917
Texas, United States
Delmer L Davis
Born: around 1921
Arkansas, United States
Delmer C Davis
Born: around 1922
Texas, United States
Delmer Davis
Born: around 1920
United States
Delmer Davis
Born: around 1918
United States
Delmer J Davis
Born: around 1922
Louisiana, United States
Delmer I Davis
Born: around 1919
Texas, United States

Other Davises

Eldon Robert Davis
May 19, 1919 - Jan 17, 1988
Emery A Davis
Jun 19, 1913 - Jul 29, 1991
George Davis
Dec 27, 1901 - Jul 30, 1988
Grover James Davis Sr
Aug 10, 1918 - Mar 20, 1991
Harry Wiley Davis
Apr 23, 1917 - Sep 8, 1990
Herbert B Davis
Jan 3, 1928 - Apr 13, 1992
Hershel Henry Davis Jr
Apr 17, 1962 - Jul 4, 1988
Henry Davis Sr
Nov 15, 1913 - Jul 25, 1992
James H Davis
Nov 18, 1928 - Aug 1, 1992
Ida Mae Davis
Feb 19, 1912 - Jan 31, 1991
James L Davis
Oct 4, 1920 - Jan 4, 1989
James L Davis
Jul 28, 1916 - Mar 4, 1989
James R Davis
Jul 9, 1922 - Oct 16, 1990

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