Mary L Davis (1925 - 2010)

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Mary L Davis
1925 - 2010
updated February 06, 2019
Mary L Davis was born on November 30, 1925. She died on December 16, 2010 at age 85. We know that Mary L Davis had been residing in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama.


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Mary L Davis died on December 16, 2010 at 85 years old. She was born on November 30, 1925. We have no information about Mary's surviving family. We know that Mary L Davis had been residing in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama.
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In 1925, in the year that Mary L Davis was born, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1935, when she was just 10 years old, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1972, when she was 47 years old, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

In 1988, Mary was 63 years old when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1995, Mary was 70 years old when on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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Nancy Davis
Apr 2, 1908 - November 1979
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Eugene P Davis
Jan 24, 1929 - Oct 11, 2003
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Oct 20, 1902 - May 1984
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Lizzie Davis
Dec 17, 1914 - May 1979
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Nealie M Davis
May 25, 1927 - Feb 25, 2010
Bay Minette, AL
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May 16, 1896 - February 1984
Birmingham, Alabama
Mamie Davis
Apr 1, 1913 - May 1992
Docena, AL
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Jul 18, 1894 - June 1973
Birmingham, Alabama
Fannie Davis
Jan 27, 1924 - October 1995
Chicago, IL
Ralph N Davis
Mar 9, 1929 - Apr 8, 1997
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Orlando, Florida
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North Augusta, SC
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