Theolla Davis (1942 - 2002)

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Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee

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Susan Marie Hett

Susan Marie Hett

Thelma Ritter

Thelma Ritter

Thelma Ritter

Thelma Ritter

Hattie McDaniel and Bette Davis

Hattie McDaniel and Bette Davis

Major Baisden and Goldia Davis

Major Baisden and Goldia Davis

Bill Davis

Bill Davis

Carter family

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Erdene Louise (Dolan) Davis

Erdene Louise (Dolan) Davis

Erdene Louise (Dolan) Davis

Erdene Louise (Dolan) Davis

Hartley Davis

Hartley Davis

Omer F Davis

Omer F Davis

Omer F Davis

Omer F Davis

Omer Davis

Omer Davis

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Miki L Takahashi Susan Marie Hett Thelma Ritter Thelma Ritter

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1942 - In the year that Theolla Davis was born, due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

1944 - Theolla was just 2 years old when on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

1950 - Theolla was only 8 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

1957 - Theolla was only 15 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

1985 - By the time this person was 43 years old, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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Theolla Davis died on September 18, 2002 at 60 years old. There is no known cause of death for Theolla. Theolla was born on August 21, 1942. We have no information about Theolla's surviving family. We know that Theolla Davis had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.

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