Myrtle Davis (1915 - 1982)

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Myrtle Davis
1915 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Myrtle Davis was born on April 22, 1915. She died in November 1982 at 67 years of age. We know that Myrtle Davis had been residing in Sacramento, Sacramento County, California.


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Myrtle Davis died in November 1982 at age 67. She was born on April 22, 1915. There is no information about Myrtle's immediate family. We know that Myrtle Davis had been residing in Sacramento, Sacramento County, California.
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In 1915, in the year that Myrtle Davis was born, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

In 1923, Myrtle was only 8 years old when on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1940, at the age of 25 years old, Myrtle was alive when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1963, Myrtle was 48 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1982, in the year of Myrtle Davis's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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1896 - 1974
Heidelberg, Australia
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1890 - 1974
Collingwood, Australia
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Collingwood, Australia
Myrtle Unita Davis
1892 - 1963
Phil, Australia
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Myrtle Mary Davis
1894 - 1960
Heidelberg, Australia
Myrtle Vera Davis
1893 - 1939
Fitzroy, Australia
Myrtle Margaret Davis
1910 - 1933
Essdon N, Australia
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1893 - 1932
Spol, Australia
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1907 - 1930
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Oct 5, 1901 - Aug 18, 1996
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Oct 23, 1916 - Nov 5, 2007
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Apr 13, 1892 - September 1965
Willard Davis
Jun 14, 1904 - October 1983
Sacramento, California
Robert Davis
Mar 9, 1892 - February 1965
Sacramento, California
Erwing Davis
May 25, 1888 - January 1986
Sacramento, California
Mary Davis
Jun 8, 1904 - June 1977
Pass Christian, Mississippi
James Davis
Oct 12, 1906 - October 1984
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Michael Davis
Jul 2, 1907 - October 1978
Sacramento, California
Josephine E Davis
Nov 15, 1907 - Nov 14, 2006
Sacramento, CA
Ruth Davis
Aug 25, 1916 - Oct 26, 2007
Brentwood, California
Myrtle Davis
Aug 17, 1890 - May 1964
Fred I Davis
Mar 25, 1910 - May 16, 1988
Cottonwood, CA
Frances Louise Davis
Oct 19, 1912 - Oct 7, 2009
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Elmer Davis
Jul 26, 1901 - July 1971
Sacramento, California
John Davis
Nov 30, 1898 - August 1987
Sacramento, California
Olive M Davis
Sep 5, 1888 - Jul 8, 1993
Orangevale, CA
Natalie Davis
May 18, 1898 - October 1978
San Mateo, California
Elizabeth Davis
Jun 5, 1897 - August 1975
Sacramento, California
Pearl Davis
May 19, 1894 - January 1984
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