Harry Davis (1896 - 1980)

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Harry Davis
1896 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Harry Davis was born on October 5, 1896. He died in March 1980 at 83 years of age. We know that Harry Davis had been residing in Long Key, Monroe County, Florida.

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Harry Davis died in March 1980 at 83 years old. He was born on October 5, 1896. We have no information about Harry's surviving family. We know that Harry Davis had been residing in Long Key, Monroe County, Florida.
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In 1896, in the year that Harry Davis was born, on May 18th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson. By a vote of 7 to 1, the Court upheld state racial segregation laws, introducing the idea of "separate but equal" facilities for races.

In 1927, Harry was 31 years old when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1931, Harry was 35 years old 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 1972, Harry was 76 years old when on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

In 1980, in the year of Harry Davis's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Other Harry Davises

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
Died: Apr 28, 1944
Harry Sidney Davis
Died: Sep 25, 1915
Harry Samuel Davis
Died: Dec 24, 1944
Harry Reginald Davis
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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
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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
Oct 17, 1913 - Jan 6, 1989
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Sidney Davis
Apr 8, 1914 - May 1987
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Elijah Davis
Nov 7, 1898 - October 1974
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William Davis
Mar 10, 1885 - March 1974
Hamtramck, MI
James Davis
May 9, 1896 - May 1970
Pittsburgh, PA
Robert Davis
May 4, 1897 - July 1970
Pittsburgh, PA
Joan K Davis
Jan 26, 1910 - Apr 13, 2008
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Mary B Davis
Aug 18, 1911 - Apr 26, 1995
Pittsburgh, PA
Philip L Davis
Feb 12, 1911 - Jan 24, 1993
Pittsburgh, PA
Barbara F Davis
Aug 27, 1914 - Jan 26, 1999
Pittsburgh, PA
Carl Davis
Aug 25, 1892 - July 1965
Pennsylvania
Harry Davis
Jun 21, 1874 - August 1969
San Francisco, CA
James Davis
Dec 3, 1902 - October 1972
Belle Vernon, PA
Charles A Davis
May 18, 1918 - Feb 20, 1989
Albert Davis
Mar 11, 1908 - January 1966
Howard Davis
Jul 9, 1914 - Apr 19, 1991
Monongahela, PA
John F Davis
Jan 19, 1915 - Feb 23, 1992
Topeka, KS
Francis Davis
Feb 8, 1903 - May 1976
Saint Benedict, PA
Clair F Davis
Sep 13, 1917 - Sep 23, 1993
Seneca, PA

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