Orval M Davis (1908 - 1993)

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Orval M Davis
1908 - 1993
updated February 06, 2019
Orval M Davis was born on July 16, 1908. He died on July 28, 1993 at 85 years of age. We know that Orval M Davis had been residing in Bolivar, Polk County, Missouri.

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Orval M Davis died on July 28, 1993 at age 85. He was born on July 16, 1908. We are unaware of information about Orval's immediate family. We know that Orval M Davis had been residing in Bolivar, Polk County, Missouri.
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1908 - 1993 World Events

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In 1908, in the year that Orval M Davis was born, unemployment in the U.S. was at 8.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 2 cents while the population in the United States was 88,710,000. The world population was almost 4.4 billion.

In 1936, he was 28 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1941, he was 33 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1950, when he was 42 years old, on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1993, in the year of Orval M Davis's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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Other Orval Davises

Orval W Davis
Born: around 1916
Oregon, Conscientious Objector, United States
Orval L Davis
Born: around 1916
Texas, United States
Orval C Davis
Born: around 1905
Arkansas, United States
Orval E Davis
Born: around 1919
Kentucky, United States
Orval J Davis
Born: around 1919
West Virginia, United States
Orval L Davis
Born: around 1923
North Carolina, United States
Orval I Davis
Born: around 1915
United States
Orval Dewitt Davis
Dec 31, 1969 - Oct 19, 1960
Orval L. Davis
Born: around 1917
TX
Orval C. Davis
Born: around 1921
TX
Orval Davis
Mar 3, 1885 - January 1975
Brentwood, California
Orval E Davis
Feb 18, 1917 - Aug 15, 2010
Buffalo, MO
Orval Davis
Sep 22, 1884 - March 1978
Santa Cruz, California
Orval J Davis
Aug 7, 1915 - Jul 7, 1997
Oakland, CA
Orval Davis
Jul 11, 1920 - Mar 26, 2003
Fresno, CA
Orval Davis
Sep 17, 1902 - September 1964
Lewiston, Idaho
Orval B Davis
Jun 17, 1905 - May 18, 1992
Coos Bay, OR
Orval Davis
Nov 23, 1913 - January 1984
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
Orval E Davis
Oct 6, 1911 - Nov 13, 1996
Gooding, ID
Orval Davis
Apr 25, 1902 - April 1971
Arbon, Idaho

Other Davises

John Davis
Feb 6, 1902 - June 1977
Greenfield, Missouri
James Davis
Apr 16, 1887 - January 1976
Springfield, Missouri
William Davis
Nov 11, 1872 - May 1967
Springfield, Missouri
Eugene E Davis
Jan 27, 1929 - Sep 3, 1996
Grace Davis
Dec 29, 1890 - September 1975
Marshfield, Missouri
Robert L Davis
Feb 24, 1936 - Feb 1, 1997
Lawton, OK
Lester Davis
Jul 12, 1892 - March 1976
Monett, Missouri
Stanley Davis
Jun 15, 1913 - November 1985
Ash Grove, Missouri
Fred Davis
Jan 27, 1909 - March 1977
Ava, Missouri
Moss Davis
Oct 23, 1908 - October 1978
Morrisville, Missouri
Lillie M Davis
Aug 15, 1900 - Apr 8, 1995
Drury, MO
G L Davis
May 3, 1936 - Feb 15, 1992
Robert Davis
Jul 24, 1941 - November 1969
Ethel Davis
Nov 25, 1938 - February 1982
Jess Truman Davis
Jun 23, 1940 - Jul 27, 2011
Flippin, Arkansas
Larry Davis
Jul 11, 1940 - March 1978
Branson, Missouri
Doris L Davis
Jan 6, 1915 - Nov 21, 1995
Independence, MO
Robert L Davis
Jan 4, 1940 - Feb 3, 2007
Kansas City, MO
John C Davis
Aug 25, 1937 - Mar 22, 2011
Naperville, IL
Blanche S Davis
Jul 6, 1906 - Apr 11, 1993
Salina, KS

Other Bios

John Davis
Feb 6, 1902 - June 1977
Greenfield, Missouri
George E Glendening
Jul 16, 1914 - Dec 9, 1998
El Dorado Springs, MO
Roy Eddleman
Feb 22, 1890 - June 1968
Lowry City, Missouri
Buddy T Voyles
Jun 3, 1935 - Oct 8, 1999
Winona, MO
Helen Treadway
Jun 24, 1915 - September 1986
Springfield, Missouri
Anna Blakey
Dec 12, 1891 - June 1983
Bolivar, Missouri
Bettie L Herndon
Jan 1, 1935 - Mar 26, 2010
Carthage, MO
John Watkins
Aug 26, 1875 - November 1962
Missouri
Lester Garst
Jun 5, 1889 - March 1981
Marshfield, Missouri
Raymond Kissee
Dec 19, 1904 - November 1955
David R Logan
Jun 20, 1937 - Jun 4, 2006
Republic, MO
Frank Mclean
Jan 20, 1893 - January 1974
Springfield, Missouri
Everett Mahan
Jan 17, 1896 - December 1973
West Plains, Missouri
Lillian Mincks
Feb 27, 1894 - June 1982
Nixa, Missouri
Nettie Sanders
May 12, 1899 - July 1980
Moscow Mills, Missouri
Elva Ipock
Dec 28, 1903 - October 1992
Rogersville, MO
Charles Skinner
Mar 27, 1878 - August 1974
Springfield, Missouri
Ernest Williams
Jan 15, 1908 - October 1986
Springfield, Missouri
Harold Ward
Dec 9, 1890 - June 1975
Springfield, Missouri
David Campbell
Mar 12, 1893 - March 1985
Springfield, Missouri
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