J Davis (1909 - 1985)

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J Davis
1909 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
J Davis was born on May 23, 1909. J died in January 1985 at 75 years of age. We know that J Davis had been residing in Chillicothe, Hardeman County, Texas.

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J Davis died in January 1985 at 75 years old. J was born on May 23, 1909. We have no information about J's family. We know that J Davis had been residing in Chillicothe, Hardeman County, Texas.
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In 1909, in the year that J Davis was born, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1941, J was 32 years old when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1954, at the age of 45 years old, J was alive 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 1978, at the age of 69 years old, J was alive when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1985, in the year of J Davis's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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J W A Davis
around 1895 - Mar 16, 1918
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Died: Sep 12, 1918
J T Davis
around 1897 - Jul 24, 1916
J S Davis
around 1894 - Apr 9, 1917
J S Davis
around 1880 - Aug 30, 1919
J R Davis
Died: Jul 24, 1916
J R Davis
around 1893 - Feb 5, 1917
J R Davis
Died: Sep 30, 1918
J P Davis
Died: Jul 28, 1942
J P Davis
Died: May 25, 1916
J O Davis
Died: Oct 30, 1917
J L D Davis
Died: Oct 30, 1917
J L Davis
around 1923 - Jul 26, 1944
J J Davis
around 1900 - Apr 12, 1918
J H C Davis
Died: Sep 9, 1915
J H Davis
Died: Aug 18, 1915
J H Davis
Died: Oct 8, 1918
J H Davis
Died: Feb 28, 1915
J H Davis
Died: Jul 19, 1916

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H Davis
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Richard Davis
Jan 1, 1914 - May 1986
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Dixie L Davis
Dec 6, 1898 - Jan 2, 1992
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Harley Davis
Nov 7, 1888 - August 1964
Oklahoma
Margaret Davis
Nov 19, 1911 - Jun 12, 2003
Durant, OK
Irene Davis
Oct 13, 1907 - Oct 26, 1996
Redmond, OR
Isabel Davis
Oct 13, 1911 - Jul 1, 1998
Coos Bay, OR
Russell Davis
Sep 20, 1903 - May 1978
Fort Cobb, Oklahoma
Henryetta Davis
Feb 14, 1890 - June 1983
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Mabel Davis
Oct 21, 1906 - November 1986
El Reno, Oklahoma
Samuel Davis
Dec 20, 1912 - September 1973
Foriest Davis
Mar 30, 1902 - December 1968
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Virginia Davis
Jun 13, 1913 - July 1984
Albuquerque, New Mexico
J K Davis
Apr 14, 1916 - Jun 8, 1995
Daisy C Davis
Jul 21, 1914 - Sep 21, 1988
Tahlequah, OK
Claude Davis
Jul 21, 1894 - April 1983
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
John Davis
May 22, 1898 - August 1980
Irving, Texas
Frank Davis
Mar 27, 1880 - December 1972
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Donald E Shepherd
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