Eugene Davignon (1883 - 1968)

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Eugene Davignon
1883 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Eugene Davignon was born on December 15, 1883. He died in September 1968 at 84 years old. We know that Eugene Davignon had been residing in Au Sable Forks, Clinton County, New York 12912.


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Eugene Davignon passed away in September 1968 at age 84. He was born on December 15, 1883. We are unaware of information about Eugene's surviving family. We know that Eugene Davignon had been residing in Au Sable Forks, Clinton County, New York 12912.
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In 1883, in the year that Eugene Davignon was born, on May 24th, the Brooklyn Bridge - one of the oldest bridges in the US - was opened to traffic. Bridge construction began in 1869 and took 14 years to complete.

In 1901, Eugene was 18 years old when John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

In 1925, by the time he was 42 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1942, he was 59 years old when due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1968, in the year of Eugene Davignon's passing, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

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Sep 29, 1895 - February 1973
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Feb 14, 1897 - February 1983
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Jun 16, 1952 - Apr 26, 2003
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Emile Davignon
Jul 29, 1900 - October 1973
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Gulfport, MS
Herbert Davignon
Sep 11, 1911 - April 1984
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Maria Davignon
Mar 9, 1925 - May 31, 2007
Schenectady, NY
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Sep 9, 1906 - May 1981
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Apr 10, 1910 - August 1984
Garfield, NJ
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Mar 14, 1894 - June 1967
Springfield, MA
Serdo Davignon
Jul 21, 1894 - October 1974
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Evelyn Davignon
Mar 17, 1906 - December 1982
Plattsburgh, NY
Agnes Davignon
Mar 29, 1908 - February 1982
Saranac, NY
Sidney Davignon
Jan 11, 1920 - February 1986
Lake Placid, NY
Edith Davignon
Dec 10, 1901 - November 1968
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