James H Davis (1930 - 2002)

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James H Davis
1930 - 2002
updated February 06, 2019
James H Davis was born on March 24, 1930. He died on March 4, 2002 at 71 years of age. We know that James H Davis had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.


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James H Davis passed away on March 4, 2002 at age 71. He was born on March 24, 1930. We are unaware of information about James's surviving family. We know that James H Davis had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
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In 1930, in the year that James H Davis was born, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1941, by the time he was only 11 years old, in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1959, by the time he was 29 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1962, when he was 32 years old, on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

In 1978, by the time he was 48 years old, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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James A Davis Jr
Born: May 12, 1953
James Otis Davis
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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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Barbara M Davis
Apr 22, 1929 - Mar 26, 2010
West Grove, PA
Mary E Davis
Aug 16, 1901 - March 1995
Abington, PA
James E Davis
Oct 15, 1926 - Dec 26, 2006
Schwenksville, PA
Kathryn N Davis
Mar 26, 1915 - Nov 11, 1999
Lansdale, PA
Catherine M Davis
Oct 30, 1911 - Aug 4, 1994
Philadelphia, PA
Mildred Davis
Jul 5, 1890 - August 1973
Penney Farms, FL
Lee Davis
Mar 17, 1925 - June 1954
Dolores Davis
Aug 31, 1929 - Oct 27, 2000
Pittsburgh, PA
Elizabeth Davis
May 30, 1931 - May 1973
Richard W Davis
Feb 4, 1930 - Oct 19, 2006
Gainesville, GA
Dorothy P Davis
Nov 20, 1920 - May 1996
Natrona Heights, PA
I Davis
Apr 8, 1932 - November 1992
Kittanning, PA
Joanne L Davis
May 9, 1933 - Jan 17, 2001
Carbondale, PA
Ruth Davis
Jun 24, 1898 - July 1984
Clarks Summit, PA
Stephen Davis
May 26, 1930 - October 1969
John F Davis
Jul 16, 1933 - May 30, 1973
Mary M Davis
Oct 9, 1932 - Mar 4, 1992
Scranton, PA
Elizabeth Davis
Mar 16, 1892 - June 1981
Scranton, PA
Mary R Davis
Aug 9, 1912 - March 1989
Mildred E Davis
Feb 20, 1917 - Jul 29, 1988
New Castle, PA

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State College, PA
Viola Waite
Jun 13, 1919 - March 1980
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Lawrence Mitchell
Sep 19, 1903 - July 1974
Collingswood, NJ
Helen M Zellner
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Blanche A James
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Gloria J Corbeil
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Philadelphia, PA
Henrietta M Yoder
Nov 30, 1931 - Dec 22, 1995
Wildwood, NJ
Thomas J Mckeon
Feb 20, 1932 - Jun 9, 2008
Bryn Mawr, PA
Helen P Hogan
Aug 4, 1902 - Aug 12, 1988
Rock Island, IL
E E Trimber
Jan 20, 1931 - Nov 15, 1990
Barbara A Macdougall
Aug 18, 1932 - Apr 21, 2004
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Mary L Gearhart
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Langhorne, PA
Shirlee Kotler
Mar 31, 1930 - November 1977
Shirley E Freeman
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Frank E Zysk
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