Sam Davis (1910 - 1982)

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Sam Davis
1910 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Sam Davis was born on December 28, 1910. He died in November 1982 at 71 years old. We know that Sam Davis had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.

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Sam Davis died in November 1982 at 71 years old. He was born on December 28, 1910. There is no information about Sam's surviving family. We know that Sam Davis had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.
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In 1910, in the year that Sam Davis was born, Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1926, at the age of 16 years old, Sam was alive when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1945, he was 35 years old when 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 1965, when he was 55 years old, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1982, in the year of Sam Davis's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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Born: around 1907
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Sam Davis
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California, United States
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Sam Davis
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Sam Davis
Born: around 1919
Louisiana, United States
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Born: around 1915
Louisiana, United States
Sam D Davis
Born: around 1900
Arkansas, United States
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Texas, United States
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Born: around 1910
Texas, United States
Sam J Davis
Born: around 1916
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Sam D Davis
Born: around 1919
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Born: around 1916
Missouri, United States

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Benjamin Davis
Aug 5, 1908 - Sep 20, 1996
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Charles Davis
Jul 29, 1895 - July 1966
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Charles Davis
Jun 30, 1917 - November 1979
David Davis
Jul 14, 1886 - November 1969
Levittown, NY
Alex Davis
Jan 29, 1915 - October 1968
Helen Davis
Nov 4, 1919 - Nov 28, 2000
Wheaton, IL
Christina Davis
Aug 6, 1902 - Jan 9, 1995
Pawleys Island, SC
Jerome Davis
Jan 13, 1908 - March 1979
Atlantic City, NJ
Cornelia A Davis
Jun 2, 1918 - Nov 11, 1989
Yorktown Heights, NY
Hilda Davis
Apr 9, 1906 - February 1985
Sunnyside, NY
Minnie Davis
Jul 20, 1882 - November 1962
New York
Franklin N Davis
Dec 6, 1924 - Dec 27, 1999
Bethesda, MD
Hugh P Davis
Jul 7, 1900 - Aug 30, 1988
Sarasota, FL
Edward T Davis
Jul 27, 1926 - Aug 6, 2006
Marion, IL
Freda Davis
Jan 1, 1891 - August 1963
Florida
Clementine Davis
Feb 13, 1899 - March 1981
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Peggy Davis
Aug 24, 1924 - Apr 8, 2007
Calabasas, CA
Alma E Davis
Jun 7, 1920 - Nov 3, 1990
Georgianna Davis
Jun 29, 1916 - Dec 13, 1999
Rensselaer, NY
Emily Davis
Feb 23, 1924 - October 1998
Houston, TX

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Honolulu, HI
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Helen Morrison
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Bronx, NY
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