Harry Davis (1909 - 1989)

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Harry Davis
1909 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
Harry Davis was born on April 15, 1909. He died in June 1989 at 80 years old. We know that Harry Davis had been residing in Whitmer, Randolph County, West Virginia.


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Harry Davis died in June 1989 at 80 years old. He was born on April 15, 1909. We are unaware of information about Harry's family or relationships. We know that Harry Davis had been residing in Whitmer, Randolph County, West Virginia.
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In 1909, in the year that Harry Davis was born, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1916, by the time he was merely 7 years old, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

In 1958, when he was 49 years old, on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1964, Harry was 55 years old when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1989, in the year of Harry Davis's passing, on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

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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
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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Clifford Davis
Jun 21, 1914 - December 1954
Philo Davis
Apr 24, 1896 - January 1964
John W Davis
Apr 19, 1903 - Jan 22, 2000
Hambleton, WV
Elijah Davis
Mar 29, 1891 - Oct 15, 1969
Elkins, WV
Adolph Davis
Nov 19, 1892 - May 1977
Augusta, West Virginia
Ralph Davis
Mar 14, 1910 - December 1976
Mount Storm, West Virginia
Elmer Davis
Aug 23, 1902 - April 1973
Onego, West Virginia
Ira Davis
Feb 2, 1882 - July 1971
Onego, West Virginia
Alice Davis
Oct 28, 1893 - December 1985
Shinnston, West Virginia
James Davis
Dec 15, 1908 - February 1980
Charles Town, West Virginia
Minnie Davis
Jun 27, 1900 - September 1978
Frank Davis
May 9, 1893 - April 1979
Somerville, Massachusetts
Alice Davis
Aug 5, 1887 - July 1967
Washington, District of Columbia
Robert F Davis
May 8, 1905 - Nov 29, 1998
Martinsburg, WV
Rex Davis
Feb 28, 1909 - Jun 26, 1994
Shelby, OH
Burleen E Davis
Jan 14, 1918 - Jun 28, 1993
Belpre, OH
Earnest Davis
Jun 10, 1888 - February 1963
Glenda A Davis
Nov 17, 1911 - Jun 3, 1995
Nelson L Davis
Aug 25, 1920 - Feb 18, 2004
Charleston, WV
Lewis E Davis
Jan 24, 1919 - Oct 29, 1991
Jarrettsville, MD

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Oscar Harper
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