Lela D Davis (1916 - 1988)

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Lela D Davis
1916 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Lela D Davis was born on May 30, 1916. She died on October 7, 1988 at age 72. We know that Lela D Davis had been residing in Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas.


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Lela D Davis died on October 7, 1988 at 72 years of age. She was born on May 30, 1916. There is no information about Lela's immediate family. We know that Lela D Davis had been residing in Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas.
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In 1916, in the year that Lela D Davis was born, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

In 1936, when she was 20 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1947, when she was 31 years old, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1974, when she was 58 years old, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1988, in the year of Lela D Davis's passing, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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Anna Davis
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Flora G Davis
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Wilson Davis
May 19, 1919 - Jan 16, 2002
West Memphis, AR
Blan H Davis
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Luvenia Davis
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Paragould, AR
Leona Davis
Aug 18, 1928 - June 1981
Grubbs, Arkansas
Bertha Davis
Feb 15, 1907 - April 1996
Blytheville, AR
Jewell S Davis
Sep 1, 1924 - Oct 10, 2007
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Louella Davis
Dec 25, 1892 - December 1975
Osceola, Arkansas
Wanda Davis
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