Wilford E Davis (1907 - 2001)

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Wilford E Davis
1907 - 2001
updated February 06, 2019
Wilford E Davis was born on March 31, 1907. He died on January 4, 2001 at 93 years of age. We know that Wilford E Davis had been residing in Lawrenceville, Lawrence County, Illinois.


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Wilford E Davis passed away on January 4, 2001 at 93 years of age. He was born on March 31, 1907. We are unaware of information about Wilford's immediate family. We know that Wilford E Davis had been residing in Lawrenceville, Lawrence County, Illinois.
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In 1907, in the year that Wilford E Davis was born, the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

In 1915, Wilford was only 8 years old when the Germans first used poison gas as a weapon at the second Battle of Ypres during World War I. While noxious gases had been used since ancient times, this was the first use of poisonous gas - in this case, lethal chlorine gas - in modern war. Subsequently, the French and British - as well as the United States when they entered World War 1 - developed and used lethal gas in war.

In 1932, he was 25 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1971, by the time he was 64 years old, on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

In 1993, at the age of 86 years old, Wilford was alive when on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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Wilford D Davis
Born: around 1925
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Wilford A Davis
Born: around 1921
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Wilford R Davis
Born: around 1921
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Born: around 1923
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Born: around 1922
Georgia, United States
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Born: around 1920
Maryland, United States
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Born: around 1929
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Wilford L Davis
Born: around 1926
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Mar 25, 1920 - Apr 15, 1959
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Born: around 1961
Wilford Z. Davis Jr
Born: around 1962
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Born: around 1950
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Jun 28, 1919 - Apr 1, 1995
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Nov 24, 1915 - Aug 2, 1992
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Russell Davis
Apr 3, 1908 - December 1975
Chicago, Illinois
Rabbi Davis
Apr 6, 1907 - December 1975
Danville, Illinois
Ora Davis
Dec 26, 1892 - October 1975
Danville, Illinois
Leslie Davis
Apr 14, 1902 - June 1976
Danville, Illinois
James Davis
Jul 17, 1905 - September 1982
Georgetown, Illinois
Ferd Davis
May 22, 1911 - June 1977
East Saint Louis, Illinois
Matilda M Davis
Jun 25, 1899 - Oct 11, 1987
Saint Louis, MO
Robert Davis
Mar 26, 1916 - July 1980
East Saint Louis, Illinois
Harry Davis
Mar 9, 1900 - March 1956
Nettie L Davis
Jul 23, 1918 - June 1994
Belleville, IL
Dixie C Davis
Jan 24, 1920 - Jan 3, 2008
Fairview Heights, IL
Thelma M Davis
Sep 11, 1916 - Sep 30, 1987
East Saint Louis, IL
Fred Davis
Jan 2, 1895 - November 1968
East Saint Louis, Illinois
Charlie Davis
Jun 30, 1899 - October 1966
East Saint Louis, Illinois
Robert F Davis
May 11, 1916 - Feb 23, 1998
Minneapolis, MN
William Davis
Apr 13, 1890 - June 1979
East Saint Louis, Missouri

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Irvin Anderson
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John Anderson
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Philip M Mull
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Watseka, IL
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Aug 26, 1904 - January 1983
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