Henry H Davis (1917 - 1994)

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Henry H Davis
1917 - 1994
updated February 06, 2019
Henry H Davis was born on April 25, 1917. He died on August 17, 1994 at 77 years of age. We know that Henry H Davis had been residing in Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.


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Henry H Davis passed away on August 17, 1994 at 77 years old. He was born on April 25, 1917. We have no information about Henry's surviving family. We know that Henry H Davis had been residing in Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.
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In 1917, in the year that Henry H Davis was born, it is believed that a worldwide influenza pandemic began in Asia. By 1920, it is estimated that 50 - 100 million died throughout the world (3 - 5% of the population). In the U.S. alone, 500,000 perished from what came to be called the Spanish Flu or the 1918 flu.

In 1925, Henry was just 8 years old when in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1955, Henry was 38 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1961, Henry was 44 years old when on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

In 1994, in the year of Henry H Davis's passing, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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Henry William Davis
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around 1883 - Sep 29, 1915
Henry Paul Davis
Nov 21, 1921 - Jun 25, 1944
Henry Victor Davis
around 1898 - Mar 29, 1917
Henry Thomas Davis
Died: Jul 6, 1915
Henry Thomas Davis
around 1885 - Jul 13, 1917
Henry Thomas Davis
around 1891 - Nov 5, 1918
Henry Thomas Davis
around 1879 - Dec 9, 1914
Henry Stanley Davis
around 1890 - Apr 11, 1917
Henry Seth Davis
around 1888 - Oct 20, 1917
Henry Roland Davis
around 1893 - Jul 31, 1916
Henry Richard Davis
Died: Nov 25, 1914

Other Davises

William Davis
Oct 10, 1904 - July 1980
Washington, DC
Edith M Davis
Aug 20, 1902 - April 1991
Lewistown, PA
Mae Davis
Aug 9, 1902 - June 1986
Clarion, PA
Edward Davis
Sep 27, 1903 - April 1959
Alfred Davis
Aug 31, 1906 - January 1982
Hollidaysburg, PA
Warren T Davis
May 26, 1917 - Aug 22, 1966
Joseph Davis
Oct 15, 1893 - March 1984
Lewistown, PA
Freda M Davis
Nov 30, 1909 - July 1991
Emma Davis
Aug 1, 1882 - March 1967
Phoenixville, PA
James Davis
Aug 13, 1905 - September 1979
Harrisburg, PA
A Davis
Sep 27, 1903 - October 1986
Philadelphia, PA
Dorothy M Davis
Aug 5, 1914 - Jan 20, 2002
Darby, PA
Josiah Davis
Nov 12, 1908 - September 1974
San Diego, CA
Wilhelmina Y Davis
May 31, 1912 - February 1993
South Hamilton, MA
Lane Davis
Sep 6, 1897 - April 1974
Glen Riddle Lima, PA
Marie Davis
Mar 21, 1906 - September 1976
Philipsburg, PA
Carl Davis
Mar 1, 1897 - December 1984
Philipsburg, PA
Marian B Davis
Aug 31, 1913 - Oct 3, 2009
Milton, PA
Mabel A Davis
Apr 1, 1920 - Mar 16, 2009
Kinzers, PA
Walter Davis
Sep 21, 1910 - December 1984

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William Davis
Oct 10, 1904 - July 1980
Washington, DC
Dora Dunn
Aug 25, 1907 - February 1985
Hagerstown, MD
Kathryn Ratti
Jul 30, 1910 - May 1986
Cleveland, OH
George W Elder
Jun 1, 1910 - Sep 4, 1996
Lewistown, PA
George Eyster
Jul 20, 1898 - May 1974
Lewistown, PA
Fay Eckhard
Nov 5, 1905 - December 1965
Helen P Bingman
Aug 28, 1911 - Aug 27, 2004
Lewistown, PA
Ruth F Lash
Aug 24, 1911 - Feb 26, 2003
Orlando, FL
William Ernest
Jan 8, 1900 - August 1980
Lewistown, PA
George Egan
Aug 6, 1916 - August 1982
New Cumberland, PA
James Egan
Feb 9, 1915 - July 1981
Lewistown, PA
Grace E Epler
Jan 13, 1912 - Oct 7, 1996
Northumberland, PA
Nora Ernest
Jun 25, 1903 - June 1972
Lewistown, PA
Ethel K Erb
Mar 9, 1908 - May 24, 1998
Milroy, PA
Mary Eby
Nov 22, 1897 - March 1967
Newport, PA
Beatrice Edmiston
Jul 25, 1900 - August 1970
Lewistown, PA
Esther M Edmiston
Jul 10, 1909 - Jun 19, 1996
Yeagertown, PA
Velma Edwards
Jun 2, 1914 - September 1983
Yeagertown, PA
William Eberts
Apr 19, 1909 - June 1980
Lewistown, PA
Russell Emerson
Oct 11, 1901 - June 1978
Saint Marys, PA
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