James F Davis (1907 - 2000)

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James F Davis
1907 - 2000
updated February 06, 2019
James F Davis was born on October 19, 1907. He died on August 27, 2000 at 92 years of age. We know that James F Davis had been residing in Booneville, Prentiss County, Mississippi 38829.


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James F Davis died on August 27, 2000 at age 92. He was born on October 19, 1907. We have no information about James's family or relationships. We know that James F Davis had been residing in Booneville, Prentiss County, Mississippi 38829.
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In 1907, in the year that James F Davis was born, the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

In 1933, when he was 26 years old, 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.

In 1955, by the time he was 48 years old, in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1961, James was 54 years old when on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1975, when he was 68 years old, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

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Mar 6, 1932 - June 1979
Sarah M Davis
Oct 7, 1935 - Apr 6, 2001
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Russell Davis
Jul 13, 1934 - March 1982
B A Davis
May 17, 1937 - Dec 15, 1988
Jefferson Davis
Feb 16, 1880 - December 1970
Canton, Mississippi
Kenneth Davis
Jul 22, 1989 - May 22, 2009
Dalton Z Davis
Mar 12, 1912 - Sep 25, 1997
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Charles Davis
Nov 26, 1883 - December 1973
Mayersville, Mississippi
James E Davis
Jul 26, 1937 - Jul 4, 1979
Cincinnati, OH
John Davis
Aug 27, 1935 - September 1979
Beatrice H Davis
Feb 17, 1908 - Jul 21, 2007
Canton, MS
Ledora T Davis
Feb 17, 1932 - Aug 14, 2009
Jackson, MS
Mckiney Davis
Feb 8, 1937 - Aug 19, 1988
Hollis, NY
Carlean Davis
Jul 11, 1937 - Jul 14, 1999
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