Nelson Davis (1885 - 1972)

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Nelson Davis
1885 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Nelson Davis was born on June 3, 1885. He died in January 1972 at 86 years old. We know that Nelson Davis had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18042.


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Nelson Davis passed away in January 1972 at age 86. He was born on June 3, 1885. We have no information about Nelson's family or relationships. We know that Nelson Davis had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18042.
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In 1885, in the year that Nelson Davis was born, on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

In 1892, he was merely 7 years old when on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1919, Nelson was 34 years old when in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

In 1967, by the time he was 82 years old, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1972, in the year of Nelson Davis's passing, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

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Nelson Davis
Born: around 1920
Pennsylvania, United States
Nelson S Davis
Born: around 1921
California, United States
Nelson B Davis
Born: around 1913
Washington, United States
Nelson C Davis
Born: around 1917
Texas, United States
Nelson Davis
Born: around 1911
Texas, United States
Nelson Davis
Born: around 1917
Missouri, United States
Nelson E Davis
Born: around 1920
United States
Nelson E Davis
Born: around 1918
Illinois, United States
Nelson W Davis
Born: around 1922
United States
Nelson D Davis
Born: around 1922
Indiana, United States
Nelson B Davis
Born: around 1918
Kentucky, United States
Nelson Jr Davis
Born: around 1919
Alabama, United States
Nelson M Davis
Born: around 1921
South Carolina, United States
Nelson Davis
Born: around 1924
Mississippi, United States
Nelson Davis
Born: around 1917
North Carolina, United States
Nelson J Davis
Born: around 1916
Georgia, United States
Nelson Davis
Born: around 1919
Virginia, United States
Nelson E Davis
Born: around 1918
Pennsylvania, United States
Nelson R Davis
Born: around 1918
Michigan, United States

Other Davises

William Davis
Nov 25, 1897 - February 1968
Easton, PA
Harold Davis
Feb 18, 1911 - December 1982
Erie, PA
Plato J Davis
Feb 10, 1916 - Aug 24, 1999
Easton, PA
Thomas A Davis
Mar 6, 1918 - Feb 12, 1993
Phillipsburg, NJ
Mae L Davis
Jul 18, 1897 - Aug 30, 1994
Nazareth, PA
Catherine Davis
Dec 2, 1915 - April 1984
Easton, PA
Berneta Davis
Sep 10, 1898 - June 1973
Seaside, CA
Matthew Davis
May 27, 1908 - Jun 14, 1989
Washington, DC
Mark Davis
Jun 6, 1906 - October 1985
Santa Fe, NM
Stella Davis
Jan 4, 1905 - August 1981
Easton, PA
Laurie H Davis
Nov 24, 1920 - Nov 10, 1995
La Mesa, CA
Richard Davis
Jul 5, 1924 - December 1986
Pittsburgh, PA
Eldred Davis
Oct 31, 1913 - May 1960
Jack Davis
Feb 21, 1922 - Oct 17, 2000
West Mifflin, PA
Gertrude Davis
Oct 18, 1920 - Aug 13, 2006
Port Charlotte, FL
Olga M Davis
Oct 7, 1920 - Aug 2, 2001
Pittsburgh, PA
Clarence Davis
Sep 18, 1917 - August 1983
Cowansville, PA
Jean M Davis
Jun 6, 1921 - May 6, 2009
Homestead, PA
Robert Davis
Jul 23, 1920 - November 1962
Helen Davis
Sep 23, 1921 - Mar 11, 2010
Washington, PA

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George Corriere
Aug 17, 1909 - July 1974
Easton, PA
Benjamin H Franklin
Feb 16, 1915 - Sep 11, 1997
Easton, PA
Charles Ackerman
Sep 21, 1893 - October 1970
Easton, PA
Allen P Benner
Jun 11, 1908 - Jun 13, 1993
Phillipsburg, NJ
John Reese
Nov 26, 1892 - December 1976
Easton, PA
Robert G Rice
Aug 19, 1916 - Mar 29, 1989
Charles O Steinmetz
Sep 3, 1917 - Apr 23, 2002
Easton, PA
Liborio Todaro
Sep 17, 1910 - Oct 18, 2005
Easton, PA
Gabriel F Kovacs
Apr 29, 1913 - Mar 5, 1994
Virginia Beach, VA
Alfred Hillyer
May 26, 1911 - February 1982
Saint Petersburg, FL
Robert Hillyer
Jul 20, 1904 - October 1973
Phillipsburg, NJ
C Thompson
Feb 6, 1907 - October 1976
Easton, PA
Frank Meyers
Sep 30, 1910 - March 1964
Angus Mckenzie
Jun 1, 1891 - August 1972
Easton, PA
Morris Howell
Sep 18, 1904 - November 1981
Easton, PA
Steve Horvath
Jan 12, 1914 - September 1972
Stephen Sanders
Mar 24, 1910 - Oct 1, 1991
Michael J Kovacs
Dec 23, 1914 - Jan 23, 1993
Washington, NJ
Dorothy Solliday
Jun 14, 1913 - Jun 21, 1988
Bangor, PA
Mary Tempia
Jul 29, 1909 - January 1981
Alexandria, VA
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