Willa Davis (1932 - 1978)

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Willa Davis
1932 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Willa Davis was born on August 24, 1932. She died in December 1978 at age 46. We know that Willa Davis had been residing in Summerton, Clarendon County, South Carolina.


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Willa Davis passed away in December 1978 at 46 years old. She was born on August 24, 1932. We are unaware of information about Willa's family or relationships. We know that Willa Davis had been residing in Summerton, Clarendon County, South Carolina.
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In 1932, in the year that Willa Davis was born, 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 1942, at the age of just 10 years old, Willa was alive when on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1959, by the time she was 27 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1967, Willa was 35 years old when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1978, in the year of Willa Davis's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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Willa Maue Davis
May 5, 1904 - Sep 2, 1987
Willa K Davis
around 1883 - Nov 21, 1935
Willa D. (Pepper) Davis
Born: around 1923
Willa R. (Hooks) Davis
Born: around 1960
Willa M. (Odom) Davis
Born: around 1934
Willa M Davis
Aug 20, 1954 - Sep 5, 1995
Memphis, TN
Willa Mae Davis
Dec 16, 1928 - Jan 9, 2000
Washington, DC
Willa O Davis
Mar 22, 1895 - Dec 6, 1989
Willa Davis
Mar 10, 1922 - July 1982
Willa M Davis
Jul 12, 1937 - Jun 29, 2006
Vallejo, CA
Willa J Davis
Feb 2, 1910 - Sep 24, 1998
Salem, OR
Willa Sue Davis
Nov 18, 1917 - Sep 29, 2008
Troutdale, Oregon
Willa Davis
Jul 7, 1916 - Mar 7, 1999
Salt Lake City, UT
Willa N Davis
Dec 14, 1918 - Mar 31, 1999
Pleasant Grove, UT
Willa Bea Davis
Sep 18, 1918 - Dec 9, 2009
Long Beach, California
Willa Davis
May 5, 1900 - July 1987
Denver, Colorado
Willa E Davis
Jun 28, 1917 - Aug 27, 2006
Grand Junction, CO
Willa Davis
Aug 1, 1920 - November 1986
Topeka, Kansas
Willa Davis
Mar 9, 1926 - December 1964
Willa B Davis
Mar 21, 1919 - Dec 9, 2002
Phoenix, AZ

Other Davises

Cardell Davis
Dec 25, 1924 - August 1987
Florence, South Carolina
John Davis
May 25, 1963 - Jul 8, 2004
North Augusta, SC
Joe C Davis
Apr 16, 1966 - May 15, 1997
Myrtle Beach, SC
Gregory Davis
Jan 23, 1971 - May 1982
Sumter, South Carolina
J K Davis
Jun 10, 1967 - December 1995
Lois Davis
Aug 26, 1914 - Oct 21, 1989
Seneca, SC
Darrell W Davis
Sep 5, 1976 - Jun 8, 2002
Pacolet Mills, SC
Annie Bell Davis
Aug 5, 1920 - Jan 7, 2007
Vance, South Carolina
Oteein J Davis
Dec 13, 1911 - Aug 11, 1998
Ellenton, FL
Leola T Davis
Aug 1, 1925 - Dec 17, 2003
Knoxville, TN
C L Davis
May 22, 1927 - June 1985
Louise N Davis
Jan 8, 1905 - Jun 13, 1990
James D Davis
Aug 18, 1924 - May 16, 2002
Baltimore, MD
Benjamin Davis
May 2, 1928 - January 1979
L v Davis
Aug 12, 1929 - Jan 15, 1989
Marvin Wightman Davis
Sep 9, 1929 - Apr 4, 2006
Blythewood, South Carolina
Kinney Davis
Nov 13, 1927 - Jun 25, 2002
Philadelphia, PA
Bobby Davis
Feb 28, 1928 - October 1980
Greensboro, North Carolina
Sarah M Davis
Jan 27, 1928 - Feb 23, 2004
Paterson, NJ
Melvin Davis
Apr 21, 1926 - Apr 7, 1990
Rock Hill, SC

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Doris M Booth
Mar 19, 1914 - Apr 26, 2003
Hartsville, SC
Arthur Huggins
May 10, 1902 - April 1978
Sumter, South Carolina
Christine Dennis
Jun 16, 1926 - March 1985
Greeleyville, South Carolina
Dennis Isaac
Nov 30, 1929 - Feb 16, 1999
Sumter, SC
Lena Richardson
Dec 9, 1894 - June 1979
Marion, South Carolina
Frances Hatchell Tyson Mcginn
Nov 9, 1915 - Mar 21, 2006
Newton, South Carolina
Hartsel L Huggins
Mar 13, 1930 - Jul 3, 2009
Glen Burnie, MD
Francis M Fowler
Dec 12, 1925 - Apr 7, 2008
Wilmington, NC
Johnie Laney
Oct 9, 1910 - December 1979
South Carolina
Lila Ruth Sawyer
Feb 10, 1927 - Sep 7, 2008
Conway, South Carolina
Winston L Soles
May 5, 1928 - Feb 10, 1981
Iro K Snyder
Nov 8, 1927 - Mar 27, 2003
Manning, SC
Gussie Williams
Sep 24, 1891 - December 1973
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Mary Tracy
Sep 2, 1925 - Nov 5, 2006
Salem, OR
Gussie A King
Mar 26, 1903 - Mar 27, 1988
Hot Springs National Park, AR
Charles Hawes
Oct 25, 1928 - December 1983
William Leigh
Apr 15, 1927 - May 1976
Mary Galloway
Dec 2, 1893 - October 1967
Lancaster, South Carolina
Betty F Hayes
May 20, 1929 - Feb 9, 2010
Florence, South Carolina
Margaret B Clements
Mar 19, 1929 - Feb 28, 2004
Hamlet, NC
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