James Davis (1909 - 1979)

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James Davis
1909 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
James Davis was born on May 27, 1909. He died in June 1979 at age 70. We know that James Davis had been residing in Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York.

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James Davis passed away in June 1979 at 70 years of age. He was born on May 27, 1909. We have no information about James's surviving family. We know that James Davis had been residing in Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York.
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In 1909, in the year that James Davis was born, the U.S. penny was changed to the Abraham Lincoln design. The Lincoln penny was so popular that it soon had to be rationed and it sold on the secondary market for a quarter. Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure to be on a U.S. coin - which was released to commemorate his 100th birthday. This penny was also the first U.S. cent to include the words "In God We Trust.".

In 1913, James was just 4 years old when Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

In 1937, he was 28 years old when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1946, James was 37 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1979, in the year of James Davis's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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James Thomas Davis
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Jun 26, 1912 - April 1980
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May 13, 1894 - Feb 16, 1976
Jacob L Davis
Feb 23, 1917 - Jul 13, 1995
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Oct 9, 1900 - September 1980
Bronx, NY
John Davis
Feb 20, 1915 - December 1957
Thomas Davis
May 9, 1899 - May 1968
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Arthur Davis
Jul 11, 1901 - June 1981
Brooklyn, NY
Yetta Davis
Jun 8, 1918 - March 1995
Rochester, NY
Adele Davis
Oct 3, 1912 - Feb 22, 2006
Bronx, NY
Victoria Davis
Feb 9, 1901 - November 1984
Brattleboro, VT
Raymond A Davis
Apr 6, 1919 - Aug 4, 2006
Cortlandt Manor, NY
Joseph Davis
Mar 18, 1905 - February 1980
Mission Hills, CA
Olga Davis
Aug 9, 1898 - September 1974
Europe
Martin Davis
Sep 4, 1920 - Aug 23, 1995
Boynton Beach, FL
James Davis
Dec 15, 1916 - December 1979
Gene Y Davis
Jan 6, 1916 - Oct 10, 2004
Huntersville, NC

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