James M Davis (born 1911)

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James M Davis
1911 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
James M Davis was born around 1911. We know that James M Davis had been residing in New Madrid County, Missouri United States.

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James M Davis

First name

James

Middle name

M

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Gender

Male

Birth

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Obituary

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Ethnicity & Lineage

White, Citizen

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

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Last Known Residence

New Madrid County, Missouri United States

Education

Grammar School

Professions

Farm Hands, General Farms

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Military Service

Military serial#: 37402801
Enlisted: December 9, 1942 in Jefferson Barracks Missouri
Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

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James M Davis was born around 1911. We have no information about James's surviving family. We know that James M Davis had been residing in New Madrid County, Missouri United States.
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In 1911, in the year that James M Davis was born, British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1929, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1947, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1966, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1995, on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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James H Davis
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James Mark Davis
Born: 1973
James Allen Davis 4th
Born: Nov 12, 1996
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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Andrew D Davis
Born: around 1920
Missouri, United States
James D Davis
Born: around 1910
Missouri, United States
William T Davis
Born: around 1922
Missouri, United States
Robert G Davis
Born: around 1920
Missouri, United States
James B Davis
Born: around 1922
Missouri, United States
Arthur W Jr Davis
Born: around 1922
Missouri, United States
Joe Davis
Born: around 1917
Missouri, United States
Kenneth D Davis
Born: around 1922
Missouri, United States
John A Davis
Born: around 1922
Missouri, United States
Harold D Davis
Born: around 1922
Missouri, United States
Ernest M Davis
Born: around 1913
Missouri, United States
Cecil G Davis
Born: around 1922
Missouri, United States
David L Davis
Born: around 1909
Missouri, United States
Albert Davis
Born: around 1921
Missouri, United States
Leon A Davis
Born: around 1921
Missouri, United States
Paul E Davis
Born: around 1922
Missouri, United States
Leroy Davis
Born: around 1914
Missouri, United States
Albert R Davis
Born: around 1922
Missouri, United States
Percy E Davis
Born: around 1923
Missouri, United States
James C Davis
Born: around 1922
Missouri, United States

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Harold A Nichols
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Ralph W Witte
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