James Davis (1891 - 1968)

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James Davis
1891 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
James Davis was born on November 6, 1891. He died in October 1968 at 76 years of age. We know that James Davis had been residing in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.


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James Davis passed away in October 1968 at 76 years of age. He was born on November 6, 1891. There is no information about James's family or relationships. We know that James Davis had been residing in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.
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In 1891, in the year that James Davis was born, from March 9th through the 12th, a blizzard hit the south and west of England. Called the Great Blizzard of 1891, it led to snow drifts of up to 15 feet and killed 200 people and 6,000 animals. Fourteen ships sank.

In 1901, when he was just 10 years old, shortly after beginning his second term, President McKinley was assassinated by the self proclaimed anarchist Leon Czolgosz. The last President to have served in the Civil War - he began as a private and ended the war as a brevet major - McKinley was a Republican. First elected in 1896, he was re-elected in 1900. Six months after the swearing in, McKinley was shot - and died of the gangrene that set in as a result.

In 1910, he was 19 years old when the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1957, when he was 66 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1968, in the year of James Davis's passing, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

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Born: May 12, 1953
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Born: Aug 27, 1951
Albany, OR, United States
James Winfield Davis
around 1898 - Apr 22, 1918
James William Davis
around 1904 - Aug 15, 1946
James William Davis
around 1886 - Mar 18, 1916
James Victor Davis
around 1919 - Sep 7, 1940
James Thomas Davis
around 1904 - Jan 5, 1945
James Thomas Davis
around 1896 - May 9, 1917

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Beatrice Davis
Jun 3, 1920 - Nov 17, 1997
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Lavern W Davis
May 7, 1932 - Apr 15, 1997
Erie, PA
Carol L Davis
Aug 14, 1930 - May 12, 2008
Jamestown, NY
Frances P Davis
Mar 24, 1934 - Dec 15, 1994
Belle Vernon, PA
Helen J Davis
Feb 27, 1911 - Jun 6, 2006
Woodland Hills, CA
Miner M Davis
Jun 19, 1912 - May 16, 1995
Erie, PA
Howard K Davis
Jul 18, 1927 - May 29, 1998
Ashville, NY
Rose M Davis
May 8, 1917 - Jul 4, 1989
Gerald J Davis
Nov 20, 1935 - May 5, 2006
Helen Davis
Dec 16, 1931 - July 1977
Kittanning, Pennsylvania
William L Davis
Nov 23, 1934 - Feb 25, 1994
Coraopolis, PA
Ora Davis
Aug 26, 1932 - Aug 31, 1999
Pittsburgh, PA
William D Davis
Jan 15, 1933 - Sep 28, 2007
Norristown, PA
Marian E Davis
Sep 3, 1906 - Jan 7, 2001
Greensboro, NC
Carl T Davis
Sep 9, 1934 - Dec 5, 2010
Douglassville, PA
Raymond Davis
Oct 11, 1898 - July 1966
Kimberton, Pennsylvania
Leroy Davis
Nov 18, 1932 - Oct 17, 1975
James Davis
Dec 31, 1938 - December 1984
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Ruth Davis
Aug 3, 1936 - Oct 20, 2007
Philadelphia, PA
John Davis
Oct 6, 1927 - Apr 22, 2009
Montclair, NJ, Africa

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