James Davy (1857 - 1933)

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James Davy
1857 - 1933
updated February 06, 2019
James Davy was born in 1857. He was born to Davy John Davy and Grace Winnen Davy, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1933 in Geelong, Australia at 76 years old.

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Davy John Davy
Geelong, Australia
Grace Winnen Davy
Geelong, Australia

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James Davy passed away in 1933 in Geelong, Australia at age 76. He was born in 1857. He was born to Davy John Davy and Grace Winnen Davy, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1857 - 1933 World Events

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In 1857, in the year that James Davy was born, on March 4th, James Buchanan became the 15th President of the United States. Called a "doughface" by many - a Northerner with Southern sympathies - he said that he would only serve one term and he did what he said.

In 1861, when he was only 4 years old, The Royal Seminary (Sweden) became the first institute of its kind in Sweden to be open to women, allowing women to obtain a teaching degree.

In 1888, he was 31 years old when on August 7th, the body of a prostitute was found in the Whitechapel section of London. Martha Tabram had been stabbed 39 times - a possible but not confirmed victim of Jack the Ripper. On August 31st, the body of Mary Ann Nichols was found - stabbed and mutilated. On September 8th, the body of Annie Chapman was found - throat slit and disemboweled. On September 30th, Elizabeth Stride, also a prostitute in Whitechapel, was found dead from a slit throat. Within an hour, another body was discovered - Catherine Eddowes'. She was far more savagely murdered and it is thought that the Ripper had more time with her. Then, on November 9th, the body of prostitute Mary Jane Kelly was found in a boarding room in Whitechapel. Considered to be the probable fifth, and last, of Jack the Ripper's victims, Kelly's was the most savage of his murders.

In 1897, James was 40 years old when on September 21st, editor and publisher Francis P. Church responded to a letter to the editor from Virginia O'Hanlon, 8 years old. Virginia's father had told her that "If you see it in The Sun, it's so." So she wrote to the Sun, asking if there was a Santa Claus. Church responded with the now famous editorial "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus".

In 1933, in the year of James Davy's passing, the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

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around 1891 - Apr 24, 1916
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James William Davy
1879 - 1940
R Park, Australia
James Davy
1857 - 1934
Ballarat East, Australia
James Davy
1856 - 1933
Shton, Australia

Other Davies

Davy John Davy
Geelong, Australia
Grace Winnen Davy
Geelong, Australia
William Davy
1856 - 1933
Bendigo, Australia
Davy Stanislaus Davy
Bendigo, Australia
Valerie Davy
Died: 1933
Colac, Australia
Davy Lancelot Alwyn Davy
Colac, Australia
Ellen Amelia Duffy Davy
Colac, Australia
Leslie Coombe Ferris Davy
1902 - 1933
S Lake, Australia
Davy John Coombe Davy
S Lake, Australia
Elizabeth Jane Ferris Davy
S Lake, Australia
James Davy
1856 - 1933
Shton, Australia
Davy James Davy
Shton, Australia
Jessie Taylor Davy
Shton, Australia
Ellen Julia Davy
1899 - 1933
Warnambool, Australia
Thomson William Kayler Davy
Warnambool, Australia
Caroline Carter Davy
Warnambool, Australia
Percival Louis Davy
1894 - 1933
Ballarat, Australia
Davy Louis Davy
Ballarat, Australia
Sarah Jane Potter Davy
Ballarat, Australia
Albert James Naylor Davy
1890 - 1933
Gisborne, Australia

Other Bios

Davy John Davy
Geelong, Australia
Grace Winnen Davy
Geelong, Australia
George Ashmore
1858 - 1933
Geelong, Australia
Ashmore Henry Ashmore
Geelong, Australia
Mary Jane Noble Ashmore
Geelong, Australia
John Macqueen
1886 - 1933
Geelong, Australia
Macqueen James Macqueen
Geelong, Australia
Rebecca Ann Thomas Macqueen
Geelong, Australia
Catherine Sangster Laidlaw
1858 - 1933
Geelong, Australia
Laidlaw Robert Laidlaw
Geelong, Australia
Susan Brown Laidlaw
Geelong, Australia
Henry Corlett Bleby Isaacs
1859 - 1933
Geelong, Australia
Isaacs Christina Isaacs
Geelong, Australia
Margaret Mcconchie
1840 - 1933
Geelong, Australia
Rodger John Mcconchie
Geelong, Australia
Margaret May Spence Mcconchie
Geelong, Australia
Hector Philip Hannah
1916 - 1933
Geelong, Australia
Hannah Thomas Hannah
Geelong, Australia
Lena May Terzise Hannah
Geelong, Australia
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