George Davidson (1912 - 1996)

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George Davidson
1912 - 1996
updated February 06, 2019
George Davidson was born on September 18, 1912. He died on November 4, 1996 at age 84. We know that George Davidson had been residing in Shamrock, Wheeler County, Texas.


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George Davidson died on November 4, 1996 at age 84. He was born on September 18, 1912. There is no information about George's immediate family. We know that George Davidson had been residing in Shamrock, Wheeler County, Texas.
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In 1912, in the year that George Davidson was born, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1922, at the age of merely 10 years old, George was alive when on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1945, at the age of 33 years old, George was alive when on April 12th, President Franklin D. Roosevelt died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Warm Springs, Georgia. At 1p, he was sitting for a portrait when he complained that he had a "terrific pain" in the back of his head and collapsed. A doctor was summoned and the doctor gave him a shot of adrenaline into his heart. It didn't help and he was pronounced dead at 3:30 p.m. A slow moving train took him back to Washington D.C. while thousands of mourners lined the tracks. He was buried at his home in Hyde Park, New York.

In 1955, when he was 43 years old, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1996, in the year of George Davidson's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

Other Biographies

Other George Davidsons

George William Davidson
around 1923 - Jan 11, 1941
George Walker Davidson
around 1922 - Aug 30, 1944
George Vivian Davidson
around 1896 - Apr 21, 1917
George Thorold Davidson
Died: Oct 26, 1916
George Thomas Davidson
1917 - Jul 1, 1942
Sale, Australia
George Teasdale Davidson
around 1920 - Mar 15, 1942
George Russell Davidson
Died: Dec 29, 1943
George Rae Davidson
around 1896 - May 4, 1917
George Preston Davidson
around 1898 - Oct 4, 1917
George M. Davidson
Died: Nov 28, 1917
George M. Davidson
around 1890 - Dec 1, 1917
George Leslie Davidson
around 1916 - Apr 13, 1942
George Leslie Davidson
around 1890 - Dec 2, 1917
George Lachlan Harold Davidson
1915 - Jun 10, 1945
Mildura, Australia
George Johnston Davidson
around 1898 - Apr 9, 1917
George Harold Davidson
Died: Jun 10, 1944

Other Davidsons

John Davidson
Jun 8, 1897 - June 1966
Fort Worth, Texas
Mary F Davidson
Aug 11, 1921 - October 1994
Odessa, TX
Stella Davidson
Jul 23, 1895 - June 1987
Bogata, Texas
Daisy Davidson
Dec 4, 1899 - January 1982
Dumas, Texas
Cora Davidson
Apr 23, 1899 - February 1980
Lone Star, Texas
Ann Davidson
Oct 2, 1899 - October 1974
Mound, Texas
Mary Davidson
Aug 31, 1889 - January 1973
Fort Worth, Texas
Ruth Dell Davidson
Aug 21, 1920 - Oct 25, 2009
Fort Worth, Texas
Nettie Davidson
Jul 22, 1908 - March 1986
Big Spring, Texas
Bessie B Davidson
May 1, 1907 - Dec 26, 1988
Haskell, TX
Oscar C Davidson
Nov 5, 1911 - Dec 20, 1989
Tucson, AZ
Virgie L Davidson
Oct 10, 1924 - Mar 25, 2002
Gilmer, TX
Lawrence Eugene Davidson
Dec 31, 1920 - Dec 20, 2009
Chandler, Texas
E Davidson
Jul 9, 1924 - August 1983
Petrolia, Texas
Henrietta Davidson
Apr 26, 1905 - Dec 25, 1998
Plano, TX
Thomas Davidson
Jun 5, 1922 - May 1972
Claud Davidson
Oct 14, 1896 - February 1979
Avery, Texas
Grady H Davidson
May 7, 1923 - May 16, 2007
Tucson, AZ
Frank Davidson
Jul 10, 1894 - November 1966
Houston, Texas
Luda J Davidson
Nov 19, 1922 - Mar 24, 1999
Cleburne, TX

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Dallas, TX
Reed Green
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Mar 25, 1908 - August 1965
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Albert H Allen
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Clifton, TX
Horace Baxter
Mar 4, 1899 - September 1978
Dallas, Texas
Charles Auerbach
Jun 5, 1893 - May 1987
Corsicana, Texas
Shannon T Phillips
Oct 20, 1906 - Oct 28, 1998
Carlsbad, NM
Charles Whatley
May 25, 1877 - January 1972
Ennis, Texas
Annie Bruce
Jul 18, 1890 - Jan 31, 1989
Garland, TX
Purcell Porter
Jun 10, 1894 - September 1971
Austin, Texas
Lucian Wilson
Dec 10, 1915 - January 1987
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Wahpeton, ND
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Colorado City, TX
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