Paul Davis (1901 - 1974)

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Paul Davis
1901 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Paul Davis was born on October 5, 1901. He died in December 1974 at age 73. We know that Paul Davis had been residing in Hope, Bartholomew County, Indiana.

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Paul Davis passed away in December 1974 at 73 years of age. He was born on October 5, 1901. We are unaware of information about Paul's family or relationships. We know that Paul Davis had been residing in Hope, Bartholomew County, Indiana.
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In 1901, in the year that Paul Davis was born, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

In 1916, at the age of only 15 years old, Paul was alive when suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1925, Paul was 24 years old when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1953, Paul was 52 years old when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1974, in the year of Paul Davis's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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Paul Webster Davis
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Paul Vivian Davis
around 1923 - Feb 10, 1945
Paul M Davis
Born: around 1909
Michigan, United States
Paul A Davis
Born: around 1927
Kentucky, United States
Paul E Davis
Born: around 1927
Indiana, United States
Paul H Davis
Born: around 1925
Ohio, United States
Paul M Davis
Born: around 1927
Indiana, United States
Paul H Davis
Born: around 1926
Ohio, United States
Paul J Davis
Born: around 1925
Ohio, United States
Paul Davis
Born: around 1927
South Carolina, United States
Paul Davis
Born: around 1927
South Carolina, United States
Paul S Davis
Born: around 1927
North Carolina, United States
Paul Stanley Davis
Born: around 1927
North Carolina, United States
Paul M Davis
Born: around 1927
Tennessee, United States
Paul Wilson Davis
Born: around 1916
Tennessee, United States
Paul Davis
Born: around 1926
Tennessee, United States
Paul W Davis
Born: around 1927
Florida, United States
Paul Sr Davis
Born: around 1916
South Carolina, United States

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Orlando Davis
Mar 30, 1899 - August 1964
Indiana
James Davis
Aug 11, 1900 - January 1971
Indianapolis, Indiana
Levonne Davis
Mar 11, 1910 - May 23, 2001
Trenton, MI
William Davis
Jul 8, 1900 - November 1982
Warren, Indiana
Noel Davis
Feb 18, 1908 - February 1958
William Davis
Jan 23, 1887 - June 1969
Whiteland, Indiana
John Davis
Aug 3, 1907 - February 1981
Knightstown, Indiana
James L Davis
Jul 8, 1913 - Aug 9, 1988
Louisville, KY
William L Davis
Dec 12, 1915 - Feb 14, 1998
Richmond, IN
Clara Davis
Sep 15, 1901 - February 1983
Madison, Indiana
Willie Davis
Feb 7, 1893 - December 1979
Loogootee, Indiana
Francis E Davis
Apr 22, 1918 - Sep 14, 1991
Loogootee, IN
Lucien Davis
Apr 8, 1907 - September 1967
Indianapolis, Indiana
Dale Davis
Aug 11, 1911 - October 1974
Tekonsha, Michigan
Richard M Davis
May 2, 1907 - Aug 17, 1990
Harley S Davis
May 9, 1988 - Jul 4, 2007
O K Davis
Dec 30, 1910 - Nov 14, 1993
Indianapolis, IN
Russell Davis
Aug 24, 1915 - January 1963
Clyde Davis
Jul 19, 1904 - February 1987
Sherman, Texas
Samuel Davis
Jan 28, 1895 - August 1974
Nappanee, Indiana

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Jessie T Hays
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Jomyla B Robertson
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Tell City, Indiana
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Fred Burton
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Chiefland, Florida
Thelma I Byers
Feb 6, 1917 - Dec 29, 1989
Grace M Hart
Jan 28, 1916 - Jul 13, 2000
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William Graves
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Princeton, Indiana
Eva K Hunt
Jun 19, 1913 - April 1990
Goodlettsville, TN
John R Payne
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Lake Havasu City, AZ
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Saint Marys, OH
Clide Stults
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Portland, Indiana
Roman Hopf
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Jasper, Indiana
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