Sam Davis (1907 - 1974)

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Sam Davis
1907 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Sam Davis was born on July 15, 1907. He died in January 1974 at 66 years of age. We know that Sam Davis had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.


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Sam Davis passed away in January 1974 at 66 years old. He was born on July 15, 1907. We have no information about Sam's immediate family. We know that Sam Davis had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.
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In 1907, in the year that Sam Davis was born, the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

In 1933, when he was 26 years old, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1950, he was 43 years old when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1961, Sam was 54 years old when on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

In 1974, in the year of Sam Davis's passing, 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.

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Sam Davis
Born: around 1927
Mississippi, United States
Sam M Davis
Born: around 1917
Mississippi, United States
Sam W Sr Davis
Born: around 1924
Alabama, United States
Sam Davis
Born: around 1926
Alabama, United States
Sam Davis
Born: around 1920
New York, United States
Sam Davis
Born: around 1907
New York, United States
Sam R Davis
Born: around 1922
California, United States
Sam Davis
Born: around 1906
California, United States
Sam P Davis
Born: around 1924
Texas, United States
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
Sam Davis
Born: around 1910
Texas, United States
Sam J Davis
Born: around 1916
Texas, United States
Sam D Davis
Born: around 1919
Iowa, United States
Sam Davis
Born: around 1916
Missouri, United States

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Dec 15, 1892 - Apr 19, 1992
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Philip Davis
May 11, 1888 - January 1973
Martha L Davis
Mar 27, 1935 - Mar 13, 2005
Lawrenceville, IL
Betty L Davis
Mar 3, 1934 - May 5, 2003
Jonesboro, AR
Annette L Davis
Apr 29, 1938 - Mar 3, 1996
Montclair, CA
Shirley M Davis
Apr 27, 1934 - Feb 25, 1994
Colona, IL
Sam Davis
Dec 31, 1894 - July 1979
Chicago, Illinois
Anthony J Davis
Aug 26, 1937 - Jun 16, 2006
Saint Peters, MO
Joseph Davis
Oct 20, 1937 - November 1974
R Davis
Mar 3, 1935 - August 1993
Chicago, IL
David L Davis
Feb 20, 1939 - Jun 6, 2008
Lake Geneva, WI
T Davis
Jan 1, 1936 - August 1989
Dorothy Davis
Dec 9, 1931 - Jul 15, 1995
Chicago, IL
Mildred Davis
Nov 1, 1934 - Sep 23, 2004
Chicago, IL
Eddie Davis
Jan 15, 1933 - Feb 9, 1989
Chicago, IL
Isabelle B Davis
Sep 7, 1914 - Jan 9, 1995
Wanda C Davis
Jan 17, 1938 - Dec 12, 1995
East Peoria, IL
James L Davis
Sep 17, 1937 - Oct 1, 2009
Hacienda Heights, California
Marvine D Davis
Aug 26, 1908 - September 1994
Tremont, IL
Barbara J Davis
Dec 24, 1932 - Nov 24, 1998
Belvidere, IL

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