Harry Davis (1927 - 1985)

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Harry Davis
1927 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Harry Davis was born on December 6, 1927. He died in May 1985 at age 57.


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Harry Davis passed away in May 1985 at 57 years of age. He was born on December 6, 1927. There is no information about Harry's family.
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In 1927, in the year that Harry Davis was born, the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1937, by the time he was just 10 years old, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1954, Harry was 27 years old when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1977, when he was 50 years old, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1985, in the year of Harry Davis's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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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
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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John Henry Davis
Jul 25, 1931 - Aug 9, 2008
Ridgeville, South Carolina
John Davis
Jan 9, 1925 - Jan 10, 2002
Saint Stephen, SC
Jervie Davis
Apr 17, 1925 - Apr 14, 1999
Rockledge, FL
Raymond S Davis
Oct 14, 1926 - Mar 1, 1991
Mildred Davis
Aug 29, 1924 - Apr 30, 1988
Ladson, SC
Nathaniel Randolph Davis
Jun 8, 1926 - Feb 24, 2009
High Springs, Florida
Matilda Davis
Apr 16, 1890 - December 1977
Washington, District of Columbia
Sharon W Davis
Jul 18, 1963 - Jun 10, 2006
Batesburg, SC
Robert C Davis
Apr 6, 1963 - Jun 19, 2001
Lucretia Ann Davis
Aug 1, 1960 - May 1, 2009
Batesburg, South Carolina
H L Davis
Oct 23, 1962 - Mar 15, 1988
C C Davis
May 8, 1964 - Dec 15, 1996
Marion, SC
Guerry H Davis
Jul 15, 1960 - Oct 1, 1993
Cleouls Davis
Jun 22, 1928 - May 18, 1994
Plainfield, NJ
George E Rhett Davis
Jul 18, 1923 - Aug 28, 2009
Atlanta, South Carolina
Laura Davis
Dec 15, 1912 - February 1985
Bamberg, South Carolina
Harrison Davis
Mar 15, 1929 - Nov 17, 2007
Baltimore, MD
Clarence Davis
Jul 13, 1925 - Jan 12, 2008
Leesville, South Carolina
Ruby S Davis
Jun 5, 1923 - Mar 4, 2007
Walnut Cove, NC
Annie R Davis
Dec 10, 1919 - Nov 21, 1987
Columbia, SC

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Aug 11, 1916 - October 1980
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Gurine P Weston
Jan 14, 1928 - Dec 26, 2003
Charleston, SC
Thomas Whetsell
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Johnie Pryor
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Mulberry, FL
James Nettles
Nov 8, 1908 - April 1983
Walterboro, South Carolina
Charles Mckoy
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Falls Church, Virginia
Willis Middleton
Jul 2, 1909 - August 1983
Cottageville, South Carolina
Quintillia M Jerman
Dec 8, 1923 - Oct 21, 1996
Charleston, SC
Billye C Stell
Sep 1, 1908 - Aug 26, 1999
Sumter, SC
Thomas Martin
Aug 5, 1926 - July 1979
Beaufort, South Carolina
B Rogers
Apr 28, 1926 - March 1986
David W Schurlknight
Jun 8, 1918 - Jul 15, 2000
Saint Stephen, SC
Cleveland H Mott
Mar 15, 1926 - Feb 17, 1985
Dan Brown
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Dorchester, South Carolina
Louis Ellis
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Philadelphia, PA
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Ruth Johnston
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