Myrtle Davis (1891 - 1968)

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Myrtle Davis
1891 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Myrtle Davis was born on December 21, 1891. She died in June 1968 at 76 years of age. We know that Myrtle Davis had been residing in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County, California.


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Myrtle Davis died in June 1968 at age 76. She was born on December 21, 1891. There is no information about Myrtle's family or relationships. We know that Myrtle Davis had been residing in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County, California.
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In 1891, in the year that Myrtle Davis was born, on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

In 1901, she was just 10 years old when Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

In 1931, when she was 40 years old, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1947, Myrtle was 56 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1968, in the year of Myrtle Davis's passing, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

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Myrtle L Davis
Born: around 1923
Georgia, United States
Myrtle E Davis
Born: around 1908
New York, United States
Myrtle Moreland Davis
Died: 1920
Myrtle Davis

Alto, Australia
Myrtle Mary Davis
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Ballarat, Australia
Myrtle Mavinia Davis
Jun 23, 1895 - October 1975
Baltimore, Maryland
Myrtle Elvena Davis
1896 - 1974
Heidelberg, Australia
Myrtle Storrie Davis
1890 - 1974
Collingwood, Australia
Myrtle Wilson Davis

Collingwood, Australia
Myrtle Unita Davis
1892 - 1963
Phil, Australia
Myrtle Gullock Davis

Ballarat, Australia
Myrtle Mary Davis
1894 - 1960
Heidelberg, Australia
Myrtle Vera Davis
1893 - 1939
Fitzroy, Australia
Myrtle Margaret Davis
1910 - 1933
Essdon N, Australia
Myrtle Attwood Davis
1893 - 1932
Spol, Australia
Myrtle Isabel Davis
1907 - 1930
Carl C, Australia
Myrtle Hutchinson Davis

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John Davis
Jan 26, 1917 - September 1983
Pacifica, California
Orpha Davis
Apr 1, 1892 - January 1972
Elmer Davis
Apr 6, 1897 - May 1968
Henderson, Nevada
Martha J Davis
Oct 13, 1901 - Dec 7, 1987
Bend, OR
Marie Davis
Nov 18, 1900 - April 1968
Glendale, California
Joseph Davis
Mar 3, 1903 - June 1987
Las Vegas, Nevada
Sadie R Davis
Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 30, 1992
Belvedere Tiburon, CA
Richard Davis
Nov 3, 1902 - September 1981
Sunland, California
Parley J Davis
Oct 1, 1917 - Oct 6, 2001
Antioch, CA
Clyde J Davis
Oct 19, 1916 - Jan 10, 2010
Ventura, California
Henry C Davis
Jul 12, 1918 - Oct 26, 1987
Seattle, WA
George Davis
Feb 20, 1924 - January 1967
Lucendia A Davis
Jun 3, 1958 - Mar 11, 1991
San Diego, CA
Robert S Davis
Sep 14, 1958 - Dec 6, 2003
Edward E Davis
Jul 23, 1918 - Dec 21, 1990
Chattanooga, TN
Martha Davis
Jan 12, 1890 - October 1979
Pearlie M Davis
May 25, 1906 - Jun 13, 1999
Los Angeles, CA
Jack Davis
Apr 29, 1899 - September 1973
Pasadena, California
Oliver Davis
Aug 25, 1916 - March 1973
Richard Davis
Dec 11, 1906 - May 1967

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