Lowell Davenport (1904 - 1971)

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Lowell Davenport
1904 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
Lowell Davenport was born on February 9, 1904. He died in June 1971 at 67 years of age. We know that Lowell Davenport had been residing in Lebanon, Linn County, Oregon.


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Lowell Davenport died in June 1971 at age 67. He was born on February 9, 1904. We have no information about Lowell's family or relationships. We know that Lowell Davenport had been residing in Lebanon, Linn County, Oregon.
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In 1904, in the year that Lowell Davenport was born, the "Teddy's Bear" was first produced. After seeing a political cartoon of President Teddy Roosevelt refusing to kill a clubbed and tied up bear, Jewish Russian immigrant Morris Michtom - who owned a candy shop and sold stuffed animals that he and his wife made at night at the store - made a "Teddy's Bear" and put it in his shop's window. The stuffed bears were an immediate success and Michtom and his wife went on to found the Ideal Novelty and Toy Co.

In 1917, by the time he was only 13 years old, in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

In 1947, he was 43 years old when in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1958, when he was 54 years old, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1971, in the year of Lowell Davenport's passing, on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

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May 21, 1917 - August 1985
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Jan 13, 1893 - Jan 23, 1948
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May 7, 1918 - Apr 1, 1993
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Jul 11, 1919 - Jun 24, 2009
Redwood City, California
Bernard Davenport
Jul 5, 1891 - October 1973
Gladstone, Oregon
Robert F Davenport
Mar 27, 1919 - Mar 7, 1999
Tualatin, OR
Jess Davenport
Nov 18, 1891 - December 1958
Derek J Davenport
Jul 5, 1980 - Jun 9, 1994
Ewell Hayden Davenport
Jul 19, 1912 - Mar 23, 2010
Sweet Home, Oregon
Wilbert L Davenport
Apr 9, 1922 - May 24, 1991
Camas, WA
Dorothy Davenport
Jan 28, 1903 - April 1980
Petaluma, California
Maxine Davenport
Sep 16, 1923 - February 1981
Harley E Davenport
Jul 30, 1925 - Aug 27, 2003
Salem, OR
Josephine Davenport
Nov 29, 1885 - March 1981
Portland, Oregon
Keri M Davenport
Mar 14, 1974 - Nov 21, 2008
Elmira Davenport
Jul 4, 1887 - October 1975
Gladstone, Oregon
Mary A Davenport
Oct 22, 1917 - Nov 18, 1993
Salem, OR
Beatrice Davenport
Feb 11, 1899 - April 1983
Eugene, Oregon
Alfred C Davenport
Apr 24, 1932 - Jun 21, 1998
Kennewick, WA
Roberta M Davenport
Nov 24, 1931 - Jun 22, 2003
Waldport, OR

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