Gertrude K Davidson (1901 - 1988)

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Gertrude K Davidson
1901 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Gertrude K Davidson was born on March 15, 1901. She died on October 26, 1988 at 87 years of age. We know that Gertrude K Davidson had been residing in Lavaca, Sebastian County, Arkansas.


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Gertrude K Davidson died on October 26, 1988 at 87 years old. She was born on March 15, 1901. We have no information about Gertrude's family. We know that Gertrude K Davidson had been residing in Lavaca, Sebastian County, Arkansas.
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In 1901, in the year that Gertrude K Davidson was born, Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

In 1957, by the time she was 56 years old, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1967, Gertrude was 66 years old when between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1971, she was 70 years old when on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

In 1988, in the year of Gertrude K Davidson's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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1872 - 1961
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around 1893 - Oct 21, 1918
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Jan 18, 1909 - May 8, 1991
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Mar 8, 1919 - June 1982
Enid, Oklahoma
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Aug 26, 1907 - April 1993
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Oct 18, 1914 - Sep 9, 1991
Ralph Davidson
Jan 7, 1912 - August 1970
Lois Davidson
Feb 9, 1906 - September 1979
Denver, Colorado
John Davidson
Oct 10, 1900 - July 1979
Hale Center, Texas
C B Davidson
Oct 17, 1918 - May 6, 1991
Lester L Davidson
Jan 24, 1918 - Mar 27, 1993
Oakland, CA
George Davidson
Sep 21, 1921 - November 1970
Irvin Davidson
Aug 22, 1909 - Sep 24, 1990
Vernon Davidson
Mar 13, 1925 - March 1955
Alma Z Davidson
Oct 1, 1904 - Mar 8, 1995
Galena, MO
Maxine M Davidson
Apr 8, 1922 - Jun 22, 2007
Fairview, OK
Donald Davidson
Nov 20, 1917 - September 1977
Enid, Oklahoma
Richard Davidson
Mar 30, 1908 - March 1985
Muskogee, Oklahoma
Bert W Davidson
Feb 9, 1922 - Jul 6, 1997
Pine, AZ
Dorothy P Davidson
Dec 29, 1918 - Dec 25, 2000
Tahlequah, OK
Josephine M Davidson
Feb 2, 1923 - Apr 10, 2002
Saint Petersburg, FL
John A Davidson
Nov 30, 1921 - Jun 9, 2001
Taft, CA
Grady L Davidson
Oct 3, 1922 - Dec 12, 1942

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Muskogee, OK
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William Harmon
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Madeline B Johnson
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El Campo, TX
Wesley E Wilson
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Walters, OK
Vera Hembree
Jan 13, 1900 - November 1985
Bakersfield, California
Emma Brown
Jan 22, 1896 - June 1977
Tonkawa, Oklahoma
Mary Lindley
Sep 29, 1884 - April 1983
Blackwell, Oklahoma
Mary Toler
Jul 1, 1920 - February 1971
Lloyd E Mowery
Apr 1, 1921 - Jan 5, 1977
John Henslee
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Romaldo Morgan
Jul 22, 1906 - March 1976
Shawnee, Oklahoma
Walter R Roberts
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Lindsay, OK
David Rogers
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Galt, California
Mary Ann Fenity
Mar 31, 1917 - Sep 25, 1998
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Lee A Rains
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