Louise Davenport (1916 - 1980)

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Louise Davenport
1916 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Louise Davenport was born on July 15, 1916. She died in September 1980 at 64 years of age. We know that Louise Davenport had been residing in Tama, Tama County, Iowa 52339.


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Louise Davenport died in September 1980 at 64 years old. She was born on July 15, 1916. We are unaware of information about Louise's immediate family. We know that Louise Davenport had been residing in Tama, Tama County, Iowa 52339.
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In 1916, in the year that Louise Davenport was born, in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

In 1939, she was 23 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1941, at the age of 25 years old, Louise was alive when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1953, at the age of 37 years old, Louise was alive when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1980, in the year of Louise Davenport'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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Frank E Davenport
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Dec 19, 1901 - August 1972
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Apr 21, 1926 - Mar 25, 2007
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Jack L Davenport
Jan 16, 1936 - Jul 12, 1997
Ethel Davenport
Jul 22, 1911 - October 1982
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William Davenport
Nov 6, 1886 - September 1967
Lake City, Iowa
Marlyce Davenport
Mar 20, 1913 - December 1981
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James Davenport
Jul 16, 1886 - December 1963
Richard C Davenport
Apr 22, 1940 - Aug 7, 2000
Marshalltown, IA
Janice Davenport
Apr 18, 1941 - February 1978
Roy Davenport
Mar 8, 1902 - July 1981
Mount Ayr, Iowa
Charles Davenport
May 20, 1890 - January 1973
Galva, Iowa
Edna Davenport
Oct 9, 1893 - May 1981
Carlisle, Iowa
Judy K Davenport
Feb 23, 1944 - Feb 3, 1996
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Helen G Davenport
Jun 23, 1901 - Aug 4, 1992
Osceola, IA
Wilma I Davenport
Mar 21, 1911 - March 1989

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