Viola Davenport (1887 - 1974)

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Viola Davenport
1887 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Viola Davenport was born on December 4, 1887. She died in January 1974 at 86 years of age. We know that Viola Davenport had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32204.


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Viola Davenport died in January 1974 at 86 years old. She was born on December 4, 1887. There is no information about Viola's surviving family. We know that Viola Davenport had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32204.
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In 1887, in the year that Viola Davenport was born, on May 9th, Buffalo Bill's Wild West show opened in London. Founded in 1883, the show was attended - twice - by Queen Victoria and adored by audiences who thrilled to his fanciful acts portraying life in the "Wild West."

In 1903, she was 16 years old when the book The Souls of Black Folk, written by W. E. B. Du Bois, was published. Containing several essays on the African-American experience in America, much of the book was based on Du Bois' own life. The book was one of the very early works in the science of sociology.

In 1934, Viola was 47 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1966, Viola was 79 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1974, in the year of Viola Davenport's passing, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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Apr 4, 1924 - July 1989
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