Marjorie B Davies (1920 - 2002)

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Marjorie B Davies
1920 - 2002
updated February 06, 2019
Marjorie B Davies was born on May 23, 1920. She died on January 12, 2002 at 81 years of age. We know that Marjorie B Davies had been residing in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York.


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Marjorie B Davies passed away on January 12, 2002 at 81 years old. She was born on May 23, 1920. We have no information about Marjorie's family. We know that Marjorie B Davies had been residing in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York.
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In 1920, in the year that Marjorie B Davies was born, on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

In 1934, at the age of just 14 years old, Marjorie was alive when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1941, when she was 21 years old, 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 1987, by the time she was 67 years old, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1992, at the age of 72 years old, Marjorie was alive when on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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Marjorie E Davies
Dec 20, 1911 - Jun 17, 1977
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Marjorie E Davies
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Mendocino, California
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Jun 9, 1924 - June 1986
Pico Rivera, California
Marjorie J Davies
Sep 10, 1949 - May 27, 2004
San Diego, CA
Marjorie I Davies
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Springfield, Oregon
Marjorie E Davies
Jun 17, 1925 - Dec 16, 2003
Spokane, WA
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Vancouver, WA
Marjorie Davies
Dec 5, 1919 - Nov 5, 1996
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Marjorie Helen Davies
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Lewis A Davies
May 10, 1915 - Oct 3, 1992
Anderson, IN
Blodwen Davies
Feb 13, 1892 - February 1982
Utica, NY
Florence Davies
Nov 29, 1912 - January 1979
Clinton, NY
Mildred D Davies
Mar 20, 1898 - Apr 15, 1988
Arlington, VA
Ann L Davies
Oct 11, 1928 - Apr 7, 2005
Watertown, NY
Rosalie C Davies
May 21, 1931 - Jan 14, 2010
Sayville, NY
Walter Davies Sr
Apr 26, 1899 - July 1977
Hudson, NY
Thomas Gregory Davies
Aug 5, 1946 - Jul 27, 2009
Spring Valley, CA
Jean D Davies
May 7, 1959 - Feb 26, 1999
Howard Davies
Sep 3, 1899 - July 1969
Hamden, CT
Henry N Davies
Oct 24, 1889 - May 19, 1988
Raymond T Davies
Feb 3, 1913 - Aug 5, 1994
Rhinebeck, NY
Ann Davies
Mar 17, 1891 - July 1985
Suffern, NY
Francis Davies
Nov 16, 1914 - Dec 17, 2005
Dunedin, FL
Grace H Davies
Feb 16, 1917 - Dec 10, 1989
Ralph Davies
Aug 19, 1909 - July 1978
Merritt Island, FL
Harold v Davies
May 10, 1913 - May 23, 1997
Somers, NY
Jessie Davies
Oct 6, 1896 - July 1987
Simsbury, CT
Clifford Davies
Oct 24, 1895 - January 1974
Poughkeepsie, NY
Earl T Davies
Jul 10, 1916 - Feb 26, 1993
Delray Beach, FL

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