Major L Davenport (1938 - 2003)

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Major L Davenport
1938 - 2003
updated February 06, 2019
Major L Davenport was born on June 8, 1938. He died on March 29, 2003 at 64 years of age. We know that Major L Davenport had been residing in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

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Major L Davenport died on March 29, 2003 at age 64. He was born on June 8, 1938. We have no information about Major's family. We know that Major L Davenport had been residing in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.
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1938 - 2003 World Events

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In 1938, in the year that Major L Davenport was born, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1952, by the time he was just 14 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1964, by the time he was 26 years old, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1982, by the time he was 44 years old, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

In 1997, by the time he was 59 years old, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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Mar 14, 1905 - May 1983
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Addie Davenport
Jul 28, 1877 - July 1965
Virginia
George Davenport
May 22, 1875 - January 1965
Virginia
Edward Davenport
Dec 29, 1884 - January 1983
Abingdon, Virginia
Michael L Davenport
Apr 29, 1941 - May 1, 1994
Joseph O Davenport
Mar 19, 1943 - Nov 15, 2003
Fredericksburg, VA
Nancy Davenport
Sep 10, 1898 - November 1969
Glen Allen, Virginia
David W Davenport
Jun 14, 1944 - Jun 18, 2007
Lancaster, VA
Robnette T Davenport
Oct 29, 1940 - Jun 9, 2008
Richmond, VA
Marian K Davenport
Jun 1, 1942 - May 5, 2008
Lancaster, VA
Malinda W Davenport
Mar 29, 1942 - Jan 27, 2004
Frances M Davenport
Apr 9, 1915 - Nov 9, 2009
Fredericksburg, VA
Alice B Davenport
Apr 21, 1910 - Feb 28, 2000
Richmond, VA
Nellie Davenport
Dec 25, 1897 - April 1974
Richmond, Virginia
Mary H Davenport
Mar 5, 1905 - October 1990
Houston, TX
Evelyn P Davenport
Apr 14, 1911 - Feb 29, 1988
Denver, CO
Lionel B Davenport
Mar 20, 1954 - Dec 5, 2009
Staunton, VA
Leland Davenport
Jan 9, 1954 - May 1972

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Mary E Johnson
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