Mary Davis (1881 - 1966)

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Mary Davis
1881 - 1966
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Davis was born on July 14, 1881. She died in October 1966 at 85 years old. We know that Mary Davis had been residing in Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky 41056.


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Mary Davis passed away in October 1966 at 85 years of age. She was born on July 14, 1881. There is no information about Mary's surviving family. We know that Mary Davis had been residing in Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky 41056.
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In 1881, in the year that Mary Davis was born, on March 4th, James A. Garfield became the 20th President of the United States. On July 2nd, he was shot by Charles Guiteau, a lawyer, in Washington, D.C. The wound became infected and Garfield died on September 19. Vice President Chester A. Arthur immediately became the 21st President.

In 1906, Mary was 25 years old when author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

In 1914, Mary was 33 years old when in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1946, she was 65 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1966, in the year of Mary Davis's passing, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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Mary Campbell Davis
Oct 3, 1867 - Aug 30, 1929
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Mary Ann Davis
around 1901 - Nov 14, 1940
Mary Davis
around 1916 - Mar 19, 1941
Mary L Davis
Born: around 1922
District Of Columbia, United States
Mary E Davis
Born: around 1905
Virginia, United States

Other Davises

Edith Davis
Jan 20, 1885 - May 1979
Sadieville, Kentucky
Edith Davis
Oct 31, 1886 - May 1981
Maysville, Kentucky
George Davis
Dec 21, 1886 - March 1981
Winchester, Kentucky
Earl Davis
Aug 2, 1904 - Nov 22, 1990
Harrodsburg, KY
Bethia Davis
Sep 25, 1885 - May 1971
Louisville, Kentucky
Alvin Davis
Nov 7, 1894 - November 1971
Maysville, Kentucky
Shelby Davis
Feb 24, 1941 - December 1984
Carolyn E Davis
Aug 16, 1940 - Oct 16, 2008
Berea, KY
Alma Davis
Mar 2, 1939 - May 29, 2009
Mount Sterling, KY
Jeanette W Davis
Jul 22, 1924 - Nov 25, 2000
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
W E Davis
Nov 16, 1938 - Feb 15, 1997
Theodore R Davis
Sep 4, 1909 - Jan 26, 2000
Lexington, KY
Gerald Davis
Jul 16, 1941 - August 1985
Howard D Davis
Jun 30, 1943 - Sep 13, 2001
Ada Davis
Jan 17, 1877 - August 1963
Patricia S Davis
Sep 7, 1939 - Jul 29, 1994
Somerset, KY
Jacob M Davis
Mar 31, 1999 - Jul 3, 2002
Clay City, KY
Samuel R Davis
May 4, 1940 - Mar 13, 1999
Madisonville, KY
Warren H Davis
Oct 4, 1943 - May 29, 2005
Dayton, OH
Ralph Davis
May 2, 1940 - May 31, 1988
Covington, KY

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