George Gordon Davidson (1893 - 1941)

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George Gordon Davidson
1893 - 1941
updated February 06, 2019
George Gordon Davidson was born around 1893. He died on February 15, 1941 at 48 years old.

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Aberdeen City Scotland, in Civilian War Dead

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George Gordon Davidson died on February 15, 1941 at 48 years old. He was buried in Aberdeen City Scotland, Civilian War Dead. He was born around 1893. We have no information about George's family.
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1893 - 1941 World Events

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In 1893, in the year that George Gordon Davidson was born, a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

In 1906, George was merely 13 years old when author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

In 1920, George was 27 years old when the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

In 1934, at the age of 41 years old, George was alive when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1941, in the year of George Gordon Davidson's passing, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

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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

George Groat Ganson Davidson
Died: Mar 17, 1944
George Harold Davidson
Died: Jun 10, 1944
George Johnston Davidson
around 1898 - Apr 9, 1917
George Lachlan Harold Davidson
1915 - Jun 10, 1945
Mildura, Australia
George Leslie Davidson
around 1890 - Dec 2, 1917
George Leslie Davidson
around 1916 - Apr 13, 1942
George M. Davidson
around 1890 - Dec 1, 1917
George M. Davidson
Died: Nov 28, 1917
George Preston Davidson
around 1898 - Oct 4, 1917
George Rae Davidson
around 1896 - May 4, 1917
George Russell Davidson
Died: Dec 29, 1943
George Teasdale Davidson
around 1920 - Mar 15, 1942
George Thomas Davidson
1917 - Jul 1, 1942
Sale, Australia
George Thorold Davidson
Died: Oct 26, 1916
George Vivian Davidson
around 1896 - Apr 21, 1917
George Walker Davidson
around 1922 - Aug 30, 1944
George William Davidson
around 1923 - Jan 11, 1941
George Wilson Davidson
around 1897 - Dec 27, 1917
Gerald Hazley Davidson
around 1896 - Mar 9, 1947
Gerald Louis Davidson
around 1886 - Jul 11, 1916

Other Bios

George Groat Ganson Davidson
Died: Mar 17, 1944
George Harold Davidson
Died: Jun 10, 1944
George Johnston Davidson
around 1898 - Apr 9, 1917
George Lachlan Harold Davidson
1915 - Jun 10, 1945
Mildura, Australia
George Leslie Davidson
around 1890 - Dec 2, 1917
George Leslie Davidson
around 1916 - Apr 13, 1942
George M. Davidson
around 1890 - Dec 1, 1917
George M. Davidson
Died: Nov 28, 1917
George Preston Davidson
around 1898 - Oct 4, 1917
George Rae Davidson
around 1896 - May 4, 1917
George Russell Davidson
Died: Dec 29, 1943
George Teasdale Davidson
around 1920 - Mar 15, 1942
George Thomas Davidson
1917 - Jul 1, 1942
Sale, Australia
George Thorold Davidson
Died: Oct 26, 1916
George Vivian Davidson
around 1896 - Apr 21, 1917
George Walker Davidson
around 1922 - Aug 30, 1944
George William Davidson
around 1923 - Jan 11, 1941
George Wilson Davidson
around 1897 - Dec 27, 1917
Gerald Hazley Davidson
around 1896 - Mar 9, 1947
Gerald Louis Davidson
around 1886 - Jul 11, 1916
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