Willard Davis (1889 - 1968)

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Willard Davis
1889 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Willard Davis was born on December 9, 1889. He died in May 1968 at age 78. We know that Willard Davis had been residing in South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio.

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Willard Davis died in May 1968 at 78 years of age. He was born on December 9, 1889. There is no information about Willard's family or relationships. We know that Willard Davis had been residing in South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio.
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In 1889, in the year that Willard Davis was born, on January 15th, the Coca-Cola Company was incorporated - originally as the "Pemberton Medicine Company". The Coca-Cola drink was originally created by John Stith Pemberton, first as a patent medicine and then as a soda fountain drink. Pemberton had sold the company in 1888, shortly before he died.

In 1905, at the age of 16 years old, Willard was alive when the Niagara Falls conference was held in Fort Erie, Ontario. Led by W.E.B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter, a group of African-American men met in opposition to racial segregation and disenfranchisement. Booker T. Washington had been calling for policies of accommodation and conciliation and these two men, along with the others who attended the conference, felt that this was accomplishing nothing. The group was the precursor to the NAACP.

In 1939, Willard was 50 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1943, Willard was 54 years old when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1968, in the year of Willard Davis's passing, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

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Willard L Davis
Born: around 1927
North Carolina, United States
Willard W Davis
Born: around 1921
Mississippi, United States
Willard J Davis
Born: around 1928
Pennsylvania, United States
Willard A Davis
Born: around 1916
New York, United States
Willard E Davis
Born: around 1927
New Jersey, United States
Willard A Davis
Born: around 1897
Utah, United States
Willard F Davis
Born: around 1902
California, United States
Willard B Davis
Born: around 1920
California, United States
Willard Davis
Born: around 1915
Ohio, United States
Willard N Davis
Born: around 1928
Texas, United States
Willard E Davis
Born: around 1918
Oklahoma, United States
Willard H Davis
Born: around 1920
Oklahoma, United States
Willard W Davis
Born: around 1917
Oklahoma, United States
Willard R Davis
Born: around 1912
Texas, United States
Willard L Davis
Born: around 1915
Texas, United States
Willard P Davis
Born: around 1917
United States
Willard L Davis
Born: around 1918
Texas, United States
Willard Davis
Born: around 1910
Missouri, United States

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Maude Davis
Dec 15, 1899 - Dec 4, 1994
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Merrell Davis
Feb 8, 1896 - March 1987
Salem, Virginia
Arthur Davis
Mar 28, 1910 - August 1965
Ohio
Virgil Davis
Jan 15, 1914 - October 1979
Catlettsburg, Kentucky
Cassen Davis
Oct 10, 1912 - May 21, 1992
Columbus, OH
William Davis
Apr 6, 1907 - February 1966
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Georgia L Davis
Apr 4, 1917 - May 13, 2005
Bowling Green, KY
Benjamin F Davis
May 27, 1898 - Jul 21, 1988
Tuscaloosa, AL
Bert Davis
Oct 14, 1891 - August 1980
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Paula Davis
Jul 17, 1916 - October 1976
John Davis
Jan 25, 1907 - August 1968
William Davis
Jan 21, 1904 - February 1983
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Frank Davis
May 9, 1914 - Aug 15, 1994
Brownsville, KY
Boyd L Davis
Jul 30, 1912 - May 16, 2000
Bowling Green, KY
Paul Davis
Apr 24, 1917 - Aug 18, 2004
Louisville, KY
Charlie Davis
Aug 1, 1909 - October 1982
Louisville, Kentucky
Frank Davis
Mar 16, 1898 - June 1970
Evans City, Pennsylvania

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James Graham
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Elva Worley
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Ashland, Kentucky
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Stella L Turner
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