Margaret Davenport (1912 - 1986)

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Margaret Davenport
1912 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Margaret Davenport was born on May 31, 1912. She died in December 1986 at 74 years of age. We know that Margaret Davenport had been residing in Durham, Durham County, North Carolina.


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Margaret Davenport died in December 1986 at 74 years of age. She was born on May 31, 1912. There is no information about Margaret's family or relationships. We know that Margaret Davenport had been residing in Durham, Durham County, North Carolina.
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In 1912, in the year that Margaret Davenport was born, the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

In 1920, she was only 8 years old when Italian born factory worker Nicola Sacco and fish peddler Bartolomeo Vanzetti were picked up by police on May 5th in connection with the April 15th murder and robbery of a guard and a paymaster at the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company in South Braintree, Mass. Although in later years they were thought to be innocent, they were anarchists and were convicted of the crime and put to death.

In 1958, Margaret was 46 years old when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1976, by the time she was 64 years old, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1986, in the year of Margaret Davenport's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Apr 15, 1923 - September 1994
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Nov 6, 1925 - May 11, 2000
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Leroy Davenport
Jan 24, 1924 - July 1986
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Woodrow Davenport
Apr 29, 1912 - September 1967
Elwood C Davenport
Jun 18, 1913 - Jun 25, 2002
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Willie W Davenport
Dec 20, 1922 - Feb 2, 2000
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John Davenport
Nov 30, 1916 - February 1972
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Mar 26, 1916 - Dec 14, 2009
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Fida A Davenport
Dec 3, 1912 - October 1990
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Oct 15, 1910 - November 1965
Inez B Davenport
Nov 2, 1913 - Jan 17, 2005
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Walter E Davenport
Apr 10, 1925 - May 11, 1997
Portsmouth, VA
Jasper Davenport
Dec 6, 1906 - November 1977
Bethel, North Carolina
William Davenport
Sep 22, 1922 - June 1976
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Robert C Davenport
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