J W Davis (1921 - 2005)

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J W Davis
1921 - 2005
updated February 06, 2019
J W Davis was born on February 13, 1921. J died on March 19, 2005 at 84 years old. We know that J W Davis had been residing in Etowah, McMinn County, Tennessee.


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J W Davis passed away on March 19, 2005 at 84 years old. J was born on February 13, 1921. We have no information about J's family or relationships. We know that J W Davis had been residing in Etowah, McMinn County, Tennessee.
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In 1921, in the year that J W Davis was born, in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1930, when this person was merely 9 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1947, when this person was 26 years old, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1950, at the age of 29 years old, J was alive when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1983, J was 62 years old when physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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J S Davis
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J R Davis
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J R Davis
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J O Davis
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J L D Davis
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J L Davis
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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
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Oct 21, 1929 - Jan 19, 2000
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Miyah E Davis
Dec 24, 1973 - Nov 22, 1992
Thomas C Davis Jr
Jun 2, 1962 - Jul 2, 1998
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Orlander Davis
Dec 19, 1963 - Mar 15, 1997
Memphis, TN
Angela L Davis
Mar 26, 1964 - Aug 11, 2007
Chattanooga, TN
Timothy Davis
Sep 16, 1907 - September 1985
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Elzora Davis
Aug 1, 1908 - November 1969
Memphis, Tennessee
Mary L Davis
Oct 14, 1914 - May 23, 2003
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Ezra F Davis
May 19, 1916 - Feb 21, 1995
Saint Petersburg, FL
Margaret E Davis
Sep 2, 1918 - Nov 8, 2009
Gary, Indiana
Van Davis
Nov 29, 1909 - March 1967
Mary Davis
Feb 9, 1890 - May 1967
Memphis, Tennessee
Felix N Davis
Apr 28, 1916 - Feb 12, 1995
Pensacola, FL
Juanita Davis
May 26, 1918 - Nov 17, 1981
Rockford, IL
William H Davis
Dec 17, 1918 - Jan 31, 2008
Memphis, TN
Gladys E Davis
Jul 18, 1903 - May 5, 1997
Nashville, TN
Jim Davis
Dec 14, 1895 - June 1965
Clarence E Davis
Jan 2, 1917 - Jun 28, 2002
Union City, TN

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