Oscar Davis (1906 - 1972)

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Oscar Davis
1906 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Oscar Davis was born on November 7, 1906. He died in August 1972 at age 65. We know that Oscar Davis had been residing in Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida.


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Oscar Davis died in August 1972 at 65 years old. He was born on November 7, 1906. We are unaware of information about Oscar's immediate family. We know that Oscar Davis had been residing in Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida.
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In 1906, in the year that Oscar Davis was born, author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

In 1949, he was 43 years old when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1951, at the age of 45 years old, Oscar was alive when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1967, Oscar was 61 years old when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1972, in the year of Oscar 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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Oscar Raymond Stanley Davis
around 1893 - Nov 15, 1916
Oscar John Davis
around 1889 - Jun 3, 1917
Oscar L Davis
Born: around 1927
Kentucky, United States
Oscar Jr Davis
Born: around 1926
Mississippi, United States
Oscar Jr Davis
Born: around 1925
North Carolina, United States
Oscar L Davis
Born: around 1914
New Jersey, United States
Oscar C Davis
Born: around 1919
Delaware, United States
Oscar Davis
Born: around 1922
New York, United States
Oscar Davis
Born: around 1912
New York, United States
Oscar L Davis
Born: around 1914
New Jersey, United States
Oscar H Davis
Born: around 1915
California, United States
Oscar L Davis
Born: around 1919
Washington, United States
Oscar J Davis
Born: around 1923
Idaho, United States
Oscar H Davis
Born: around 1912
California, United States
Oscar Jr Davis
Born: around 1925
California, United States
Oscar Davis
Born: around 1921
Louisiana, United States
Oscar P Davis
Born: around 1918
Texas, United States
Oscar Davis
Born: around 1908
Texas, United States
Oscar Davis
Born: around 1921
Texas, United States

Other Davises

Joseph L Davis
Jun 18, 1908 - Jun 4, 1991
Robert L Davis
May 13, 1925 - May 1989
Julius Davis
Apr 21, 1891 - July 1971
Lindenhurst, NY
Harry Davis
Jul 28, 1891 - October 1971
New York, NY
Louise S Davis
Jan 8, 1926 - Nov 10, 2008
Ellington, MO
Marion C Davis
Nov 24, 1926 - Sep 17, 1997
Laurel, MD
Mary L Davis
May 6, 1913 - May 1, 1996
El Monte, CA
Engel Davis
Feb 28, 1928 - Jun 13, 2001
Glens Falls, NY
Matthew N Davis
May 12, 1926 - Jun 21, 2011
Boise, ID
Beulah E Davis
Dec 24, 1916 - Feb 7, 2005
Bronx, NY
Margaret M Davis
Apr 15, 1927 - Feb 18, 2008
Hollywood, FL
Albert Davis
Feb 20, 1859 - March 1963
New York
William G Davis
Oct 29, 1927 - Sep 15, 1994
Angier, NC
Ethel Davis
Apr 24, 1890 - October 1983
Norwich, NY
John Davis
Feb 3, 1901 - August 1985
Binghamton, NY
Paul Davis
Nov 9, 1925 - April 1987
Walter H Davis
Feb 1, 1901 - Jul 13, 1989
Marilyn S Davis
Oct 17, 1925 - Mar 3, 2011
Chenango Forks, NY
Harriet I Davis
Apr 8, 1926 - Jun 8, 1998
Endicott, NY
Mary K Davis
Sep 6, 1923 - Feb 4, 1998
Callicoon, NY

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Bronxville, NY
Helen J Tierney
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Brewster, NY
Angeline Mercurio
Nov 16, 1914 - Apr 26, 1993
Montvale, NJ
Mary Haverick
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Belleville, NJ
Samuel Zimmerman
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Wilmington, CA
Thomas Karnes
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Leonard Ruderman
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