Harry Davis (1929 - 1979)

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Harry Davis
1929 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Harry Davis was born on June 26, 1929. He died in October 1979 at 50 years old.


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Harry Davis died in October 1979 at age 50. He was born on June 26, 1929. We are unaware of information about Harry's family.
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In 1929, in the year that Harry Davis was born, on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1934, at the age of only 5 years old, Harry was alive when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1947, by the time he was 18 years old, in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1959, at the age of 30 years old, Harry was alive when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1979, in the year of Harry Davis's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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Harry John Davis
Dec 31, 1893 - Nov 27, 1971
Harry William Davis
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Harry William Davis
around 1919 - Dec 19, 1942
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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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Apr 27, 1906 - January 1988
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Earnest Davis
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Robert L Davis
Jul 20, 1925 - Apr 4, 1996
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Fannie Davis
Sep 23, 1912 - December 1991
Frances Davis
Jan 8, 1904 - April 1976
Knoxville, Tennessee
Cora Davis
Jan 21, 1905 - April 1982
Augusta, Georgia
Edith I Davis
Jun 15, 1925 - Jan 9, 1995
Warrenton, GA
Doris M Davis
Jul 24, 1919 - Aug 12, 1995
Louisville, GA
Mary M Davis
Apr 11, 1914 - Apr 2, 1999
Augusta, GA
C J Davis
May 6, 1930 - Dec 15, 1992
Milwaukee, WI
Tom C Davis
Nov 24, 1929 - Oct 27, 2003
Valdosta, GA
Luenette H Davis
Nov 11, 1929 - Apr 27, 2008
Memphis, TN
Camilla Davis
Sep 8, 1931 - Feb 10, 2001
Douglas, GA
Daisey L Davis
Aug 5, 1906 - Nov 1, 1990
Waycross, GA
Leonora Davis
Aug 20, 1910 - September 1980
Saint Simons Island, Georgia
Mildred H Davis
May 6, 1918 - Mar 30, 1989
Billy Davis
Apr 3, 1930 - Jul 9, 2011
Douglas, Georgia

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Adel Johnson
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Benjamin F Gary
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Spring Hill, FL
Mary L Gore
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Maybelle B Hutto
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