Wilford Davis (1934 - 1983)

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Wilford Davis
1934 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Wilford Davis was born on May 25, 1934. He died in February 1983 at 48 years old. We know that Wilford Davis had been residing in Shelton, Mason County, Washington.


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Wilford Davis passed away in February 1983 at 48 years of age. He was born on May 25, 1934. There is no information about Wilford's immediate family. We know that Wilford Davis had been residing in Shelton, Mason County, Washington.
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In 1934, in the year that Wilford Davis was born, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1947, by the time he was merely 13 years old, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1955, by the time he was 21 years old, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1966, by the time he was 32 years old, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1983, in the year of Wilford Davis's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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Wilford Z Davis
Born: around 1917
Utah, United States
Wilford Davis
Born: around 1924
Texas, United States
Wilford H Davis
Born: around 1917
Texas, United States
Wilford D Davis
Born: around 1925
Missouri, United States
Wilford A Davis
Born: around 1921
West Virginia, United States
Wilford E Davis
Born: around 1917
United States
Wilford R Davis
Born: around 1921
West Virginia, United States
Wilford H Davis
Born: around 1923
North Carolina, United States
Wilford M Davis
Born: around 1922
Georgia, United States
Wilford M Jr Davis
Born: around 1920
Maryland, United States
Wilford G Davis
Born: around 1929
Texas, United States
Wilford L Davis
Born: around 1926
Colorado, United States
Wilford Morris Davis Jr
Mar 25, 1920 - Apr 15, 1959
Wilford Z. Davis Jr
Born: around 1961
Wilford Z. Davis Jr
Born: around 1962
Wilford G. Davis
Born: around 1950
Wilford Davis
Born: around 1940
Wilford G. Davis Iii
Born: around 1978
Wilford Davis
Feb 1, 1909 - July 1977
Oakland, California
Wilford J Davis
Apr 3, 1931 - Jul 13, 2002
Portland, OR

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Nov 3, 1932 - January 1991
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Mary F Davis
Jan 6, 1932 - Aug 15, 2001
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Joan B Davis
Jan 5, 1936 - Jan 4, 1998
Gustavia P Davis
Feb 23, 1931 - Apr 28, 2002
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Irene Davis
Feb 9, 1926 - May 8, 2006
Marrero, LA
Jimmie Davis
May 10, 1937 - December 1975
Raeford, North Carolina
Marvin Keith Davis
Sep 10, 1966 - Jun 9, 2010
Merdell Davis
Mar 6, 1935 - Nov 25, 2010
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Mattie Davis
Mar 18, 1900 - June 1972
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Charles Henry Davis
Aug 12, 1927 - Apr 22, 2008
Alexandria, Texas
Willie Davis
Aug 26, 1936 - August 1973
Joseph Davis
Feb 26, 1932 - Nov 27, 1997
Lecompte, LA
Joseph Davis
Jul 14, 1936 - Aug 6, 1991
Lake Charles, LA
Georgia L Davis
Jul 4, 1931 - May 29, 2003
Detroit, MI
Edmond Davis
Dec 4, 1928 - January 1980
William Davis
Dec 4, 1928 - January 1985
Wisner, Louisiana
Dorothy M Davis
Apr 14, 1925 - Oct 7, 1996
Momence, IL
Jimmy D Davis
Mar 7, 1937 - Jun 26, 1994
Jonesboro, LA
Willmer L Davis
Feb 9, 1929 - Apr 13, 2008
Montrose, MI

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Houston, TX
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Denton, Texas
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Willie Johnson
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Willie Johnson
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Johnnie M Harvey
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Boyce Keller
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Olla, LA
Ida Kien
Oct 27, 1892 - May 1970
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Harold Matthews
Dec 25, 1934 - December 1982
West Monroe, Louisiana
Willie Miller
Jan 23, 1928 - Jul 6, 2011
Bastrop, LA
Isabell Ezell
Dec 1, 1916 - January 1979
Rayville, Louisiana
Virginia D Enete
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Lola Harris
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Ruston, Louisiana
Lola M Howard
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