Harry Davis (1882 - 1965)

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Harry Davis
1882 - 1965
updated February 06, 2019
Harry Davis was born on April 17, 1882. He died in October 1965 at 83 years old. We know that Harry Davis had been residing in Ohio.

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Harry Davis passed away in October 1965 at 83 years of age. He was born on April 17, 1882. We are unaware of information about Harry's family or relationships. We know that Harry Davis had been residing in Ohio.
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1882 - 1965 World Events

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In 1882, in the year that Harry Davis was born, on March 22nd, the Edmunds Act - passed by Congress - made polygamy a felony. The Act also banned "bigamous" relationships and "unlawful cohabitation", making it illegal for polygamists and those who simply lived together without marrying to vote, be on a jury, or hold a public office.

In 1904, Harry was 22 years old when the World's Fair, officially known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Attended by nearly 19.7 million people (and later the subject of a Judy Garland film), the Fair was funded by federal, state and local sources to the tune of $15 million. As the name suggests, the Fair was suggested as a way to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In the past, World's Fairs were a way of bringing new technology to the attention of the masses and this fair was no exception - the use of electricity (the public feared it at the time), personal cars, airplanes, and the electric streetcar were all highlighted.

In 1922, Harry was 40 years old when the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

In 1946, at the age of 64 years old, Harry was alive when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1965, in the year of Harry Davis's passing, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

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Harry John Davis
Dec 31, 1893 - Nov 27, 1971
Harry William Davis
around 1897 - Feb 29, 1944
Harry William Davis
around 1919 - Dec 19, 1942
Harry Walter Davis
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Harry Sidney Davis
Died: Sep 25, 1915
Harry Samuel Davis
Died: Dec 24, 1944
Harry Reginald Davis
around 1894 - Nov 13, 1916
Harry Redwood Davis
around 1905 - Jun 9, 1940
Harry Llewellyn Davis
around 1919 - Jun 1, 1943
Harry John Davis
around 1925 - Apr 11, 1944
Harry Jack Davis
around 1923 - Jul 16, 1944
Harry Herbert Davis
Died: Jun 5, 1915
Harry Henry Davis
Died: Jan 15, 1945
Harry Hardy Davis
around 1916 - Jun 20, 1940
Harry George Ernest Davis
Died: Nov 10, 1940
Harry George Davis
around 1898 - Jul 28, 1917
Harry Douglas Davis
around 1918 - Aug 21, 1943
Harry Bullard Davis
around 1893 - Dec 8, 1947
Harry Bridgeman Davis
around 1879 - Aug 5, 1917
Harry Bentley Davis
around 1917 - Sep 5, 1940

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William Davis
Nov 2, 1918 - July 1984
Columbus, Ohio
Phyllis M Davis
Sep 26, 1908 - Aug 18, 2005
Columbus, OH
D Davis
Nov 1, 1897 - October 1970
Monterey Park, California
William Davis
Jul 5, 1890 - September 1967
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Roscoe Davis
Aug 24, 1888 - September 1966
Columbus, Ohio
Blanche Davis
Sep 24, 1902 - April 1982
Columbus, Ohio
Jack Davis
Apr 28, 1908 - September 1961
Florence Evans Davis
Apr 5, 1915 - Nov 15, 2010
Maitland, Florida
Eileen E Davis
Jun 6, 1916 - May 1995
Delaware, OH
Samuel Davis
Feb 15, 1900 - October 1979
Columbus, Ohio
Leland Davis
Jun 13, 1897 - August 1980
Martinsville, Indiana
Helen Davis
Feb 28, 1874 - July 1965
Ohio
Charles Davis
Sep 8, 1911 - April 1984
Columbus, Ohio
Mary Davis
Feb 17, 1897 - September 1985
Westerville, Ohio
Mayme Davis
Oct 28, 1880 - March 1966
Columbus, Ohio
Maude Davis
May 3, 1874 - May 1968
Columbus, Ohio
Kay M Davis
Aug 19, 1911 - Aug 21, 1999
Lady Lake, FL
Helen Davis
Jan 30, 1915 - March 1985
Columbus, Ohio
Nellie Davis
Oct 20, 1891 - May 1983
Salem, West Virginia
Francis Davis
Nov 26, 1894 - March 1975
Columbus, Ohio

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