Gertrude B Davidson (1914 - 2010)

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Gertrude B Davidson
1914 - 2010
updated February 06, 2019
Gertrude B Davidson was born on August 30, 1914. She died on February 19, 2010 at age 95. We know that Gertrude B Davidson had been residing in Dousman, Waukesha County, Wisconsin.


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Gertrude B Davidson passed away on February 19, 2010 at 95 years old. She was born on August 30, 1914. We are unaware of information about Gertrude's family. We know that Gertrude B Davidson had been residing in Dousman, Waukesha County, Wisconsin.
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In 1914, in the year that Gertrude B Davidson was born, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1931, at the age of 17 years old, Gertrude was alive when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1949, she was 35 years old when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1978, she was 64 years old when on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1990, Gertrude was 76 years old when after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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Jun 26, 1913 - December 1983
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Oct 4, 1894 - September 1969
Springfield, Illinois
Donald D Davidson
Jan 19, 1916 - Jun 16, 1989
Ridgecrest, CA
William Davidson
Feb 19, 1884 - June 1966
Marion, Illinois
Rolland Davidson
Sep 5, 1907 - November 1969
Mary E Davidson
Feb 11, 1913 - Sep 16, 1999
Paris, IL
James A Davidson
Oct 22, 1914 - May 23, 1996
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Aug 11, 1918 - January 1996
Troy Grove, IL
Nelle Davidson
Dec 24, 1891 - June 1978
Kewanee, Illinois
Marilyn C Davidson
Jun 29, 1927 - Oct 5, 2008
Seabrook, TX
Calvin E Davidson
Jun 15, 1907 - Jan 9, 1992
Clarendon Hills, IL
Sarah G Davidson
Feb 9, 1918 - Sep 8, 2005
Chardon, OH
Aaron Davidson
Feb 24, 1911 - August 1967
Sunland, California
Myra Jane Davidson
Apr 17, 1922 - Dec 4, 2010
Sarasota, Indiana
Mary Ann Davidson
May 9, 1926 - Jan 30, 2008
Cottonwood, AZ
Rose Davidson
May 22, 1908 - March 1973
Chicago, Illinois
Robert Q Davidson
Aug 25, 1923 - Nov 27, 2003
Anna, IL
Samuel Davidson
Nov 22, 1906 - February 1975
Cypress, Illinois

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San Diego, California
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Max Berger
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Charles Maitlen
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Wagoner, Oklahoma
Harold J Cote
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Kankakee, IL
Raymond Heins
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Oak Park, Illinois
Joseph v Serena
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South Wilmington, IL
Dorothy Gaines
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Providence, RI
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