Irene Davis (1911 - 1980)

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Irene Davis
1911 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Irene Davis was born on December 31, 1911. She died on August 29, 1980 at age 68.


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Ft. Snelling National Cemetery Section W Site 4987, 7601 34th Avenue, South, in Minneapolis, Minnesota 55450



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Wars/Conflicts: World War I

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Irene Davis passed away on August 29, 1980 at 68 years old. She was buried in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery Section W Site 4987, Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was born on December 31, 1911. We have no information about Irene's family.
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In 1911, in the year that Irene Davis was born, the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1922, by the time she was only 11 years old, on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1940, Irene was 29 years old when on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1952, when she was 41 years old, on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1980, in the year of Irene Davis's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Massachusetts, United States
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1894 - 1981
Bendigo, Australia
Irene Lorna Davis
Jun 27, 1902 - July 1980
Orange, New Jersey
Irene Ruby Davis
1910 - 1978
Preston, Australia
Irene Mary Davis
1914 - 1974
Kew, Australia
Irene Marion Gall Davis
Geelong, Australia
Irene Marion Davis
1904 - 1971
Warr, Australia
Irene Glady Hynes Davis
Yarr, Australia
Irene Stancombe Davis
Park, Australia
Irene Winifred Davis
1894 - 1963
Melbourne, Australia
Irene May Davis
1919 - 1960
Oakl, Australia
Irene Fraser Davis
Ballarat, Australia
Irene May Upton Davis
Jane, Australia
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1908 - 1940
Malvern, Australia

Other Davises

Ivan R Davis
Dec 31, 1969 - Dec 5, 1953
James Davis
Dec 31, 1969 - May 23, 1987
James P Davis
Jul 4, 1921 - Jun 8, 1951
Glenn Harley Davis
Aug 25, 1918 - Nov 14, 1982
Jeanne Rita Breidel Davis
Nov 11, 1930 - Jun 7, 1991
Patricia Ann Davis
Jul 9, 1946 - Aug 19, 1999
Newcastle, CA
Harvey Davis
Died: Dec 31, 1969
Henry S Davis
Died: Dec 31, 1969
Henry T Davis Sr
Mar 1, 1914 - Feb 9, 1979
J R Davis
Died: Dec 31, 1969
Jewell Leonard Davis
Apr 16, 1924 - Feb 20, 1977
John Davis
Dec 31, 1969 - Dec 21, 1978
Jeraldine Le Sage Davis
May 14, 1924 - Dec 5, 1963
Jerome Patrick Davis
Oct 14, 1923 - Jan 4, 1983
Jerry Davis
Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 6, 1951

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Frances Harris
Apr 18, 1923 - Feb 5, 1989
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James E Wright
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Arthur W Christensen
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James G Moran
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Francis E Harris
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