Russell Davis (1894 - 1950)

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Russell Davis
1894 - 1950
updated February 06, 2019
Russell Davis was born on July 4, 1894. He died in May 1950 at 55 years of age.


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Russell Davis died in May 1950 at 55 years old. He was born on July 4, 1894. We are unaware of information about Russell's family or relationships.
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In 1894, in the year that Russell Davis was born, on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

In 1916, when he was 22 years old, the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

In 1923, by the time he was 29 years old, on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

In 1945, by the time he was 51 years old, on January 9th, the (over 8 month long) Battle of Luzon began in the Philippines with the United States and Filipino forces attacking Japanese forces - with the intent to take back control of the Philippines. By March, the Allies had taken control of all of the strategically and economically important locations in the Philippines but pockets of resistance held out until the surrender of Japan in August.

In 1950, in the year of Russell Davis's passing, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

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Other Russell Davises

Russell Samuel Davis
around 1924 - May 11, 1942
Russell Bransby Davis
around 1913 - May 11, 1942
Russell Alfred Davis
around 1920 - Nov 6, 1943
Russell H Davis
Born: around 1922
Pennsylvania, United States
Russell A Davis
Born: around 1926
Mississippi, United States
Russell G Davis
Born: around 1926
Florida, United States
Russell B Davis
Born: around 1922
Virginia, United States
Russell R Davis
Born: around 1910
Utah, United States
Russell W Davis
Born: around 1915
Utah, United States
Russell L Davis
Born: around 1926
California, United States
Russell E Davis
Born: around 1912
Kansas, United States
Russell L Davis
Born: around 1916
Montana, Limited Service Or Philippine Islands, United States
Russell C Davis
Born: around 1909
California, United States
Russell S Davis
Born: around 1907
California, United States
Russell C Davis
Born: around 1915
California, United States
Russell S Davis
Born: around 1910
California, United States
Russell R Davis
Born: around 1922
California, United States
Russell J Lrd Davis
Born: around 1927
New Mexico, United States
Russell S Davis
Born: around 1925
Oklahoma, United States
Russell Davis
Born: around 1909
Texas, United States

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Harry Davis
Nov 20, 1882 - June 1965
North Carolina
Doris A Davis
Jan 6, 1909 - Oct 17, 1994
Morral, OH
Wilbur Davis
Sep 19, 1887 - April 1969
Chicago, Illinois
Walther Davis
Jul 10, 1915 - March 1976
Florence Davis
Apr 10, 1913 - August 1979
Chicago, Illinois
Paul Davis
Dec 13, 1911 - Apr 1, 2000
Island Lake, IL
Albert Davis
Jan 13, 1908 - April 1974
Dayton, Ohio
James Davis
Feb 25, 1891 - February 1984
Monee, Illinois
Roy Davis
May 26, 1896 - April 1968
New York, New York
Gordon M Davis
Dec 12, 1904 - Dec 1, 1995
Lamar, MO
Millard Davis
Jan 24, 1912 - November 1979
Skokie, Illinois
Wilma D Davis
Apr 13, 1918 - Jun 21, 2007
West Chester, Ohio
Louis Davis
Apr 21, 1899 - Apr 8, 1992
Desert Hot Springs, CA
Paul Davis
Jun 29, 1915 - August 1971
Los Angeles, California
Mona M Davis
May 7, 1906 - Apr 3, 1993
San Jose, CA
Henrietta B Davis
Jul 7, 1912 - Jun 16, 2000
Port Charlotte, FL
Carl Davis
Sep 4, 1884 - April 1974
Dallas, Texas
Matthew G Davis
Apr 26, 2004 - Mar 18, 2009
Arnold Davis
Aug 3, 1900 - November 1984
Encino, California
Edward Davis
Feb 1, 1898 - March 1987
Northbrook, Illinois

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Harry Canmann
Jun 6, 1878 - June 1971
Highland Park, Illinois
Katharine Jacobi
Nov 8, 1888 - December 1980
Evanston, Illinois
James E Whitaker
May 21, 1911 - Aug 13, 1993
Punta Gorda, FL
Harry O Leffel
Feb 27, 1911 - Jan 18, 1994
Weston, MO
Mary Winn
Feb 18, 1892 - April 1977
Indianapolis, Indiana
William C Smith
Oct 10, 1916 - Feb 24, 2001
Park Ridge, IL
Robert Alderson
Aug 22, 1912 - August 1969
Harriet Kuchay
May 23, 1916 - July 1968
Maywood, Illinois
Gertrude Russell
Feb 11, 1897 - January 1985
Downey, California
John Sivak
Jan 5, 1907 - August 1970
Harbert, Michigan
Abraham Camm
Sep 25, 1889 - August 1979
Chicago, Illinois
Abraham Schuchman
Feb 21, 1888 - July 1966
San Diego, California
Max Mittelman
Feb 14, 1894 - December 1967
Palo Alto, California
Herman Langerbeck
Nov 5, 1887 - July 1966
McHenry, Illinois
L Llian Penner
Jun 17, 1891 - March 1979
Olympia Fields, Illinois
Anthony C Esposito
Apr 5, 1918 - May 7, 2003
Glencoe, IL
Lillian Manhoff
Aug 21, 1895 - Jul 26, 1996
Victorville, CA
Francis Larocca
Sep 16, 1898 - December 1970
Azusa, California
Bea S Witney
Sep 5, 1914 - Jan 16, 1991
Lake Zurich, IL
James A Cunningham
Dec 28, 1918 - Jul 18, 1990
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