Gertrude Davidson (1893 - 1979)

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Gertrude Davidson
1893 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Gertrude Davidson was born on April 25, 1893. She died in August 1979 at 86 years of age. We know that Gertrude Davidson had been residing in Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.

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Gertrude Davidson died in August 1979 at 86 years of age. She was born on April 25, 1893. We are unaware of information about Gertrude's immediate family. We know that Gertrude Davidson had been residing in Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.
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1893 - 1979 World Events

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In 1893, in the year that Gertrude Davidson was born, on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

In 1922, at the age of 29 years old, Gertrude was alive when 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 1939, when she was 46 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1964, by the time she was 71 years old, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

In 1979, in the year of Gertrude Davidson's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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1872 - 1961
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Jan 18, 1909 - May 8, 1991
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Mar 29, 1926 - May 23, 2000
Tustin, CA
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Ida Davidson
Apr 7, 1885 - February 1979
Ruth M Davidson
Jan 24, 1907 - Dec 13, 1993
Eldon, MO
Mary Davidson
Nov 11, 1892 - August 1981
Clarkton, Missouri
Charles Davidson
Aug 23, 1920 - August 1978
Salem, Virginia
Etheleen Davidson
Jul 26, 1893 - December 1977
Harrisonville, Missouri
Lela R Davidson
Mar 23, 1928 - Apr 3, 2002
Pearl Davidson
Jun 28, 1900 - Sep 1, 2000
Ottawa, KS
Betty L Davidson
Jan 1, 1926 - Dec 11, 2001
Kansas City, MO
Crystal M Davidson
Jan 4, 1908 - Oct 25, 1994
Holden, MO
Joy Davidson
Jun 16, 1929 - December 1983
Lancaster, California
Frances Davidson
Mar 15, 1881 - December 1964
Missouri
Sallie Davidson
Apr 6, 1890 - July 1981
Kansas City, Missouri
Samuel B Davidson
Dec 19, 1876 - Sep 15, 1968
Kansas City, MO
Ejewel Davidson
Aug 13, 1926 - Nov 8, 2004
Hazelwood, MO
Joseph Davidson
Nov 30, 1919 - Aug 15, 2003
Florissant, MO
Audrey M Davidson
Oct 5, 1928 - Mar 21, 2005
Rogers, AR
Loyde K Davidson
Jan 19, 1934 - Apr 18, 2003
Wentzville, MO
Cleveland Davidson Jr
Jul 4, 1935 - Dec 5, 1984
Saint Louis, MO
Lee L Davidson
May 11, 1928 - Jun 10, 1991
Larry Dale Davidson
Mar 3, 1936 - Dec 23, 2010
Fenton, Missouri

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Webb City, MO
Frank J Clark
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Excelsior Springs, MO
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Mesa, AZ
Henry F Jones
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Channelview, Texas
Dorothy Flory
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Camdenton, MO
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Lamar, MO
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Alba, Missouri
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Neosho, Missouri
Virginia Funk
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Golden, MO
Margaret L Hammer
Dec 16, 1919 - Aug 8, 1991
Dona R Boster
Jan 27, 1928 - Jan 1, 1992
West Covina, CA
Chester Barker
Mar 11, 1893 - January 1967
Greenfield, Missouri
Laurence E David
Aug 26, 1920 - Jun 14, 2006
Joplin, MO
Ross E Johnson
Apr 10, 1902 - Apr 6, 1992
Geneva R Wickeren
Mar 22, 1918 - Aug 5, 1995
Lees Summit, MO
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