Orval R Davis (1913 - 1971)

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Orval R Davis
1913 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
Orval R Davis was born on March 30, 1913. He died on May 17, 1971 at 58 years of age.


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Orval R Davis passed away on May 17, 1971 at 58 years of age. He was born on March 30, 1913. We are unaware of information about Orval's immediate family.
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In 1913, in the year that Orval R Davis was born, the 17th Amendment, establishing the direct election of U.S. Senators, was adopted. Previously, Senators were elected by state legislatures. As early as 1826, a call to elect senators through popular vote was championed and previous to the 17th amendment, two states had already changed their process. Governors are still able to appoint senators to vacant seats until an election can be held.

In 1927, Orval was only 14 years old when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1932, at the age of 19 years old, Orval was alive when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1963, by the time he was 50 years old, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1971, in the year of Orval R Davis's passing, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

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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
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Orval C. Davis
Born: around 1921
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

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Harold Davis
Dec 21, 1908 - Nov 17, 1990
Herrin, IL
Burrell S Davis
Mar 1, 1899 - June 1991
Forest Davis
Mar 8, 1887 - May 1964
Richard C Davis
Jul 14, 1914 - Sep 7, 1991
Decatur, IL
Le Roy Davis
Feb 21, 1919 - May 11, 1994
Fontana, CA
Beulah P Davis
Oct 21, 1906 - Dec 31, 1987
Mount Vernon, IL
Selma M Davis
Jan 26, 1910 - May 14, 1989
Mount Vernon, IL
Gerald Davis
Jun 7, 1906 - Jan 15, 1995
Mount Vernon, IL
Grace A Davis
Aug 22, 1913 - Jun 14, 2009
Carmi, IL
Clyde Davis
Sep 17, 1901 - January 1969
Mount Vernon, Illinois
Lloyd Davis
May 30, 1907 - June 1968
Mary Davis
Aug 20, 1899 - May 1976
Mount Vernon, Illinois
Alta Davis
May 12, 1906 - January 1982
Mount Vernon, Illinois
Roberta Davis
Jul 26, 1912 - February 1984
Waltonville, Illinois
William Davis
Dec 31, 1902 - April 1977
Mount Vernon, Illinois
Arthur Davis
Mar 31, 1900 - April 1974
Mount Vernon, Illinois
John Davis
Jul 15, 1895 - May 1977
Mount Vernon, Illinois
George F Davis
Dec 25, 1917 - Oct 1, 1991
Willard Davis
Jul 13, 1909 - May 1963
Robert C Davis
Feb 2, 1912 - Aug 16, 1993
Mount Vernon, IL

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Pigeon Forge, TN
Leslie Ellis
Dec 30, 1894 - December 1978
Mount Vernon, Illinois
Lenora Emery
Dec 16, 1887 - February 1975
Emporia, Kansas
Elvin M Groves
Feb 20, 1903 - Dec 31, 1989
James Hamilton
Jan 17, 1900 - November 1977
Mount Vernon, Illinois
Carl F Heinzmann
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Carlyle, IL
Byford Hilliard
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Highland, IN
Tice Lamont
Apr 29, 1898 - April 1978
Carmi, Illinois
Frank W Mitchell
Mar 26, 1913 - Jun 4, 1996
Corydon, KY
George Parrish
Dec 19, 1906 - October 1983
Lodi, California
Burlyn Price
May 28, 1910 - Oct 27, 2000
Tucson, AZ
Harley Mullins
Jul 31, 1907 - May 21, 1995
Opdyke, IL
Henry Riggs
Jul 27, 1897 - December 1983
Bonnie, Illinois
William Roberson
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Mount Vernon, Illinois
Guthrie Rogers
Jan 6, 1915 - June 1981
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Harold Schlich
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Oklahoma City, OK
Catherine B Schlich
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Annie Cooler
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William W Smith
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