Robert Davis (1893 - 1981)

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Robert Davis
1893 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Robert Davis was born on July 6, 1893. He died in October 1981 at 88 years old. We know that Robert Davis had been residing in Grants, Cibola County, New Mexico 87020.


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Robert Davis passed away in October 1981 at age 88. He was born on July 6, 1893. We have no information about Robert's family. We know that Robert Davis had been residing in Grants, Cibola County, New Mexico 87020.
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In 1893, in the year that Robert Davis was born, a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

In 1933, when he was 40 years old, the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

In 1963, at the age of 70 years old, Robert was alive when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1974, Robert was 81 years old when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

In 1981, in the year of Robert Davis's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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Oct 31, 1911 - Jan 8, 1988
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Sension Davis
Oct 31, 1915 - March 1982
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Beatrice Davis
Feb 28, 1892 - December 1972
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Maude E Davis
Mar 15, 1904 - Oct 23, 1987
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Ben Davis
Feb 14, 1883 - October 1971
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Arlene Davis
Apr 14, 1919 - November 1981
Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Howard Davis
Jun 9, 1893 - March 1969
Beecher, Illinois
Arthur J Davis
Jul 12, 1918 - Jun 20, 1996
Fountain, CO
Modena G Davis
Jan 5, 1915 - Oct 13, 1996
Whittier, CA
Margaret Davis
Oct 29, 1892 - December 1973
Williamsburg, New Mexico
Gertrude Davis
Jul 26, 1890 - November 1986
State College, Pennsylvania
Frank Davis
Jun 11, 1916 - July 1982
Alamogordo, New Mexico
Alice L Davis
Dec 25, 1915 - Oct 27, 1990
Gardiner Davis Jr
Feb 22, 1923 - Dec 7, 1994
Boise, ID
Mark Davis
Dec 4, 1924 - Sep 29, 2010
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Jimmie Davis
Jun 17, 1921 - Feb 2, 1989
Frank Davis
Jun 26, 1910 - Jul 11, 1992
Grants, NM
Bennie Davis
Jul 26, 1929 - July 1979

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