Henry Davis (1910 - 1981)

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Henry Davis
1910 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Henry Davis was born on May 7, 1910. He died in June 1981 at age 71. We know that Henry Davis had been residing in Durham, Strafford County, New Hampshire.


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Henry Davis passed away in June 1981 at 71 years of age. He was born on May 7, 1910. We have no information about Henry's family or relationships. We know that Henry Davis had been residing in Durham, Strafford County, New Hampshire.
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In 1910, in the year that Henry Davis was born, the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. U.S. publisher W.D. Boyce was visiting England when he became lost in the London fog. An unknown Boy Scout helped him find his way out, declining a tip (he said that he was a Boy Scout and was doing his good deed for the day). Boyce was so impressed that he incorporated the Boy Scouts of America when he returned home. Its purpose was "to teach boys patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values."

In 1920, at the age of just 10 years old, Henry was alive when on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

In 1931, Henry was 21 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 1974, when he was 64 years old, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1981, in the year of Henry Davis's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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around 1879 - Dec 9, 1914
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Henry Seth Davis
around 1888 - Oct 20, 1917
Henry Roland Davis
around 1893 - Jul 31, 1916
Henry Richard Davis
Died: Nov 25, 1914

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Mildred Davis
Jun 28, 1936 - Feb 7, 2006
Henniker, NH
Roger Phillip Davis
Jul 19, 1940 - Apr 20, 2011
Fitzwilliam, NH
Harry Davis
Apr 14, 1885 - March 1980
Keene, NH
Benjamin Davis
Nov 30, 1889 - September 1970
New London, NH
Doris Davis
Jul 28, 1903 - June 1979
Newport, NH
Arnold Davis
Sep 28, 1939 - July 1980
Mary Davis
Jul 5, 1904 - December 1967
Jaffrey, NH
William Edward Davis
Mar 30, 1940 - Jul 5, 2009
Raymond, NH
Jane C Davis
Jun 3, 1938 - Oct 19, 2004
West Lebanon, NH
Ransom W Davis
Aug 22, 1941 - Jan 26, 2009
Andover, NH
Lloyd A Davis
Jun 26, 1904 - Mar 25, 1994
Acworth, NH
John Davis
Mar 2, 1942 - March 1985
Richmond, VA
J E Davis
Jan 14, 1940 - Jan 15, 1989
Nashua, NH
Mildred B Davis
Aug 29, 1904 - Jan 2, 1993
Fitzwilliam, NH
Jeannette Davis
Jul 6, 1942 - Aug 30, 2001
Fitchburg, MA
Marion S Davis
Oct 5, 1905 - Sep 13, 1995
Henniker, NH
Gertrude E Davis
Nov 6, 1901 - February 1988
Peterborough, NH
Martha H Davis
Nov 15, 1943 - May 17, 1994
Manchester, NH
Nelson Glen Davis
Apr 24, 1943 - Jul 23, 2007
Floyd Davis
Oct 13, 1893 - July 1975
Haverhill, NH

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George Yeaton
Dec 21, 1883 - February 1970
David Vanstrien
Dec 11, 1886 - April 1982
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Fremont, NH
Alice Mayhew
Mar 3, 1894 - July 1968
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John R Hobbs
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Claremont, NH
Paul Jones
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Marilla Reed
Aug 25, 1892 - July 1963
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Jan 18, 1939 - Feb 15, 1993
Evan M Kelley
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Franklin, NH
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Cora Stuart
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Woodsville, NH
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