Mary O Davis (1889 - 1973)

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Mary O Davis
1889 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Mary O Davis was born on December 11, 1889. She died on July 15, 1973 at age 83. We know that Mary O Davis had been residing in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.


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Mary O Davis passed away on July 15, 1973 at 83 years of age. She was born on December 11, 1889. We have no information about Mary's family or relationships. We know that Mary O Davis had been residing in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.
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1889 - 1973 World Events

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In 1889, in the year that Mary O Davis was born, on March 31st, the Eiffel Tower was inaugurated. Because the elevators were not yet in operation, officials had to climb to the top of the tower - it took an hour. On May 15th, the Tower opened to the public - still without working elevators - but around 30,000 visitors still made the climb. The elevators went into operation on the 26th. The Tower wasn't considered aesthetically pleasing at the time but is now one of the most iconic structures in the world.

In 1912, by the time she was 23 years old, 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 1940, by the time she was 51 years old, on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1958, at the age of 69 years old, Mary was alive when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1973, in the year of Mary O Davis's passing, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

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Eleanor B Davis
Aug 22, 1917 - Mar 6, 2004
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Edward E Davis
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Mary Davis
Feb 28, 1888 - March 1976
Ethridge, Tennessee
Maggie C Davis
Nov 19, 1893 - Jul 20, 1988
Shelbyville, TN
Hattie Davis
Feb 5, 1897 - Mar 15, 1969
Pulaski, TN
Emmett E Davis
Jul 21, 1947 - Jan 25, 2010
Fort Washington, MD
Minnie B Davis
Jan 31, 1895 - Feb 15, 1972
Collinwood, TN
William J Davis
Oct 20, 1881 - Jul 15, 1968
Collinwood, TN
Bessie E Davis
Dec 27, 1897 - Sep 15, 1973
Waynesboro, TN
Amber L Davis
Jan 7, 1998 - Mar 4, 2000
Memphis, TN
Peggy L Davis
Dec 15, 1939 - May 19, 1999
Nashville, TN
Teresa Davis
Feb 11, 1949 - June 1972
William Davis
Jan 24, 1950 - September 1984
Carrie Davis
Aug 10, 1886 - June 1975
Indianapolis, Indiana
Mary Davis
Apr 30, 1894 - August 1971
Nashville, Tennessee
Sarah E Davis
Oct 4, 1899 - Aug 23, 1994
Mount Juliet, TN
Elizabeth A Davis
Nov 24, 1949 - Apr 14, 1997
Antioch, TN
Ollie Davis
Nov 25, 1944 - March 1972
Miles Davis
Oct 23, 1888 - December 1971
Chattanooga, Tennessee

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Maude G Powell
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Weldon Putman
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Eva T Duckworth
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Lula H Maddox
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