Leland Davis (1904 - 1980)

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Leland Davis
1904 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Leland Davis was born on December 6, 1904. He died in August 1980 at age 75. We know that Leland Davis had been residing in Palermo, Butte County, California.


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Leland Davis passed away in August 1980 at 75 years old. He was born on December 6, 1904. We have no information about Leland's immediate family. We know that Leland Davis had been residing in Palermo, Butte County, California.
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In 1904, in the year that Leland Davis was born, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1918, at the age of merely 14 years old, Leland was alive when on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

In 1928, by the time he was 24 years old, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1974, he was 70 years old when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

In 1980, in the year of Leland Davis's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Leland Davis
Born: around 1927
South Carolina, United States
Leland A Davis
Born: around 1926
Georgia, United States
Leland Davis
Born: around 1927
New York, United States
Leland R Davis
Born: around 1925
California, United States
Leland R Davis
Born: around 1924
California, United States
Leland E Davis
Born: around 1922
Washington, United States
Leland W Jr Davis
Born: around 1920
California, United States
Leland L Davis
Born: around 1922
Iowa, United States
Leland W Davis
Born: around 1915
Missouri, United States
Leland H Davis
Born: around 1921
United States
Leland E Davis
Born: around 1918
United States
Leland Davis
Born: around 1911
Indiana, United States
Leland E Davis
Born: around 1923
Indiana, United States
Leland L Davis
Born: around 1914
Indiana, United States
Leland v Davis
Born: around 1920
North Carolina, United States
Leland Davis
Born: around 1925
Florida, United States
Leland C Davis
Born: around 1923
North Carolina, United States
Leland L Davis
Born: around 1922
Tennessee, United States
Leland E Davis
Born: around 1920
North Carolina, United States
Leland L Davis
Born: around 1921
South Carolina, United States

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Frank Davis
Aug 17, 1885 - June 1975
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Thomas S Davis
Aug 27, 1904 - Jul 31, 1997
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Mary Davis
Mar 15, 1875 - September 1964
Flora Davis
Sep 25, 1896 - June 1965
Sarah Davis
Jul 2, 1880 - January 1972
Pleasant Grove, California
Laurence Davis
Jul 10, 1916 - August 1980
Pleasant Grove, CA
Anita L Davis
Jan 14, 1940 - Apr 2, 2001
Paoli, OK
Annie Davis
Jun 1, 1913 - November 1974
Pasadena, California
Sandra Heath Davis
Jul 18, 1938 - Feb 12, 2011
Newhall, California
Jack Davis
Oct 6, 1915 - December 1985
N B Davis Jr
Sep 6, 1911 - Sep 12, 1988
Coronado, CA
Earl M Davis
Dec 27, 1910 - Mar 2, 1994
Atascadero, CA
Henry Davis
Aug 1, 1917 - December 1978
Charles R Davis
Sep 21, 1929 - Dec 3, 2006
Keyport, WA
Phillip v Davis
Feb 3, 1938 - Aug 19, 2002
Canton, OH
Herman Davis
Sep 30, 1937 - Feb 26, 2006
Mena, AR
John D Davis
May 13, 1915 - May 16, 2006
Mesa, AZ
George S Davis
Oct 14, 1920 - Aug 29, 2005
Bethesda, MD
Harold A Davis
Sep 28, 1937 - Oct 21, 2002
Whittier, CA
William A Davis
Jun 17, 1909 - January 1992
Fallbrook, CA

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Grimes, California
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