James Davis (1913 - 1972)

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James Davis
1913 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
James Davis was born on June 3, 1913. He died in June 1972 at 58 years old.

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In 1913, in the year that James Davis was born, Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

In 1926, when he was only 13 years old, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1958, when he was 45 years old, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1965, James was 52 years old when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1972, in the year of James Davis's passing, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

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James Allen Davis 3rd
Born: May 19, 1972
James A Davis Jr
Born: May 12, 1953
James Otis Davis
Mar 12, 1947 - around Feb 20, 2009
James Richard Davis
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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Charles Davis
Dec 27, 1907 - September 1961
Nettie Davis
Feb 28, 1889 - July 1977
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Claude R Davis
Dec 10, 1918 - Jan 12, 1999
Wilmington, DE
Clyde A Davis
Apr 21, 1904 - Nov 29, 2002
Camden, NJ
John Davis
Feb 11, 1894 - November 1982
Aiken, South Carolina
Hugh Davis
Sep 5, 1897 - July 1974
Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania
James Davis
Jul 13, 1897 - December 1974
Paducah, Kentucky
Leroy Davis
Mar 28, 1909 - November 1976
Belle Glade, Florida
Mary Davis
Oct 22, 1921 - January 1978
Milford, Delaware
Adel Davis
Aug 10, 1893 - May 1968
Lincoln, Delaware
Amanda Davis
Aug 24, 1875 - May 1964
Delaware
Richard Davis
Aug 23, 1919 - May 1971
William J Davis
Sep 2, 1921 - Jul 30, 1995
Wilmington, DE
Rose Davis
Feb 9, 1921 - February 1979
Wilmington, Delaware
Ralph Davis
Aug 24, 1893 - June 1976
Wilmington, Delaware
Robert Davis
Jun 26, 1912 - February 1977
Wilmington, Delaware
Evelyn W Davis
Jan 26, 1904 - December 1993
Jacksonville, FL
Preston C Davis
Apr 23, 1920 - Sep 10, 2002
Essington, PA
Ella Davis
Feb 12, 1916 - April 1988
Wilmington, DE
Howard Davis
Jun 10, 1887 - November 1965
Florida

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Joseph Pawelski
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Carl Groves
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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Frederick Spinken
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Alesc Luney
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Stanley J Rec
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Arthur Gash
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Michael S Poccynek
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Francis Mcginnis
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