Sam A Davis (1912 - 1992)

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Sam A Davis
1912 - 1992
updated February 06, 2019
Sam A Davis was born on August 21, 1912. He died on July 30, 1992 at 79 years old. We know that Sam A Davis had been residing in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.


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Sam A Davis passed away on July 30, 1992 at 79 years of age. He was born on August 21, 1912. There is no information about Sam's family or relationships. We know that Sam A Davis had been residing in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.
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In 1912, in the year that Sam A Davis was born, the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

In 1932, when he was 20 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1941, Sam was 29 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1978, he was 66 years old when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1992, in the year of Sam A Davis's passing, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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Mississippi, United States
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Mississippi, United States
Sam W Sr Davis
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Alabama, United States
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Born: around 1920
New York, United States
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Born: around 1907
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Sam R Davis
Born: around 1922
California, United States
Sam Davis
Born: around 1906
California, United States
Sam P Davis
Born: around 1924
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Sam Davis
Born: around 1909
Mississippi, United States
Sam Davis
Born: around 1919
Louisiana, United States
Sam Davis
Born: around 1915
Louisiana, United States
Sam D Davis
Born: around 1900
Arkansas, United States
Sam C Davis
Born: around 1911
Texas, United States
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Born: around 1910
Texas, United States
Sam J Davis
Born: around 1916
Texas, United States
Sam D Davis
Born: around 1919
Iowa, United States
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Born: around 1916
Missouri, United States

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Mar 25, 1900 - August 1979
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Frank Davis
Jul 24, 1909 - May 1984
McFarland, Wisconsin
Lilburn R Davis
Dec 28, 1909 - Feb 16, 1993
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
John A Davis
Nov 10, 1903 - Oct 10, 2002
Milwaukee, WI
Roosevelt Davis
Jan 12, 1912 - Aug 27, 1997
Milwaukee, WI
Rae Davis
Mar 17, 1886 - October 1960
William Davis
Jan 4, 1886 - May 1965
Philip J Davis
Oct 8, 1913 - Sep 12, 1995
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Morris Davis
Jul 19, 1893 - March 1971
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Richard Davis
Jan 23, 1913 - April 1984
Orlando, Florida
Beatrice Davis
Oct 20, 1913 - Sep 23, 1955
Herschel I Davis
Nov 5, 1913 - Sep 25, 1994
Beverly Hills, CA
Leone J Davis
Jun 14, 1911 - Jul 20, 1988
Sussex, WI
Eldred Davis
Nov 25, 1898 - May 1966
Maurice Davis
May 17, 1903 - January 1986
Deerfield Beach, Florida
Trayton H Davis
Jun 1, 1896 - Aug 20, 1989
Milwaukee, WI
Clara A Davis
Mar 19, 1909 - Dec 14, 1998
Milwaukee, WI
Harold Davis
Mar 22, 1911 - September 1964

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