Wilfred Davis (1889 - 1967)

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Wilfred Davis
1889 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Wilfred Davis was born on June 21, 1889. He died in September 1967 at 78 years of age. We know that Wilfred Davis had been residing in Binghamton, Broome County, New York.


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Wilfred Davis died in September 1967 at age 78. He was born on June 21, 1889. We are unaware of information about Wilfred's family or relationships. We know that Wilfred Davis had been residing in Binghamton, Broome County, New York.
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1889 - 1967 World Events

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In 1889, in the year that Wilfred Davis was born, on May 31st, the South Fork Dam collapsed. Located in western Pennsylvania, the dam failed - sending more than 20 million tons of water into the towns below it. The flood killed more than 2,200 people in and around Johnstown. The newly formed Red Cross responded to the disaster.

In 1921, when he was 32 years old, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1930, by the time he was 41 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1959, at the age of 70 years old, Wilfred was alive when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1967, in the year of Wilfred Davis's passing, between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

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Other Wilfred Davises

Wilfred M. Davis
around 1923 - Sep 19, 1944
Wilfred Laight Davis
around 1896 - Mar 24, 1918
Wilfred Frederick Davis
around 1915 - Oct 24, 1944
Wilfred Ernest Davis
around 1898 - Oct 26, 1917
Wilfred E. Davis
around 1903 - Jul 26, 1940
Wilfred Anthony Michael Davis
around 1909 - Dec 16, 1941
Wilfred Davis
Died: Sep 16, 1942
Wilfred L Davis
Born: around 1927
Georgia, United States
Wilfred S Davis
Born: around 1916
New York, United States
Wilfred H Davis
Born: around 1914
Utah, United States
Wilfred F Davis
Born: around 1918
Texas, United States
Wilfred S Davis
Born: around 1909
United States
Wilfred D Davis
Born: around 1922
Iowa, United States
Wilfred F Davis
Born: around 1921
Missouri, United States
Wilfred A Davis
Born: around 1926
Pennsylvania, United States
Wilfred R Davis
Born: around 1924
New York, United States
Wilfred C Davis
Born: around 1913
Vermont, United States
Wilfred G Davis
Born: around 1921
Oregon, United States
Wilfred C Davis
Born: around 1909
Texas, United States
Wilfred H Davis
Born: around 1920
Vermont, United States

Other Davises

John F Davis
Apr 26, 1914 - May 8, 2005
Eagle Bridge, NY
Francis Davis
May 11, 1909 - June 1972
Johnson City, NY
Lila L Davis
Aug 12, 1914 - Apr 8, 1992
Johnson City, NY
Alida Davis
Jan 5, 1890 - September 1973
Buffalo, NY
Phillips Davis
Feb 15, 1915 - March 1970
John D Davis
Jul 18, 1901 - July 1988
Rollin Davis
Sep 18, 1897 - November 1964
New York
Ernest Davis
Oct 30, 1903 - April 1975
Schenectady, NY
Harriett E Davis
Feb 10, 1918 - Apr 29, 2005
Tonawanda, NY
Elroy Davis
Dec 22, 1902 - September 1969
Jacksonville, FL
Kenneth Davis
Jul 1, 1904 - January 1987
Charles P Davis
Dec 31, 1899 - Dec 16, 1989
Birmingham, AL
Richard Edward Davis
Jan 13, 1919 - Feb 26, 2010
Fallbrook, CA
William Davis
Dec 14, 1883 - January 1972
Buffalo, NY
Carleton Davis
Jun 24, 1906 - April 1983
Old Lyme, CT
Violet Davis
Jun 22, 1914 - November 1980
Lancaster, CA
Julia Davis
Apr 1, 1889 - October 1981
Buffalo, NY
Sara B Davis
Jul 30, 1896 - February 1991
Morris Davis
Dec 29, 1911 - March 1975
Buffalo, NY
Johnnie L Davis
Mar 10, 1914 - May 19, 1992
Buffalo, NY

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Julia Erecitano
Feb 22, 1916 - Oct 26, 2005
Binghamton, NY
William Rogge
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Binghamton, NY
Florence Graham
Jan 16, 1918 - August 1986
Bella Vista, AR
Anna Sablick
Nov 8, 1909 - May 31, 2004
Binghamton, NY
Fritz Kinzel
May 11, 1906 - Jun 3, 1996
Pond Eddy, NY
Maurice Guiendon
Apr 21, 1898 - September 1978
Binghamton, NY
Horace Cowles
Feb 13, 1881 - July 1966
Binghamton, NY
Bert Jones
Sep 2, 1904 - February 1968
Margaret Smith
Mar 25, 1887 - October 1968
Binghamton, NY
Charles L Thornton
Apr 21, 1895 - Jan 29, 1988
Holiday, FL
Katherine Luther
Sep 29, 1913 - May 1984
Vestal, NY
Louis Vogelbach
Apr 8, 1891 - August 1973
Chenango Bridge, NY
Edgar Rosenfield
Jan 24, 1891 - January 1970
Binghamton, NY
Theresa M Gilroy
Aug 8, 1917 - April 1996
Binghamton, NY
Genaro J Marano
Dec 14, 1915 - Jan 8, 2004
Susquehanna, PA
William Elliott
Mar 6, 1899 - September 1970
Johnson City, NY
Laverne D Millard
Apr 13, 1918 - Dec 8, 1988
Harold Fleming
Jan 25, 1899 - February 1987
Binghamton, NY
Dorothy M Casterline
Aug 13, 1913 - Jan 16, 2007
Binghamton, NY
Roy Grant
Oct 4, 1877 - October 1968
Binghamton, NY
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