Willard Davis (1892 - 1965)

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Willard Davis
1892 - 1965
updated February 06, 2019
Willard Davis was born on April 28, 1892. He died in June 1965 at 73 years of age. We know that Willard Davis had been residing in North Carolina.


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Willard Davis died in June 1965 at age 73. He was born on April 28, 1892. We have no information about Willard's family. We know that Willard Davis had been residing in North Carolina.
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In 1892, in the year that Willard Davis was born, on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1911, Willard was 19 years old when British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1947, he was 55 years old when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1952, at the age of 60 years old, Willard was alive when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1965, in the year of Willard Davis's passing, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

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Other Willard Davises

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

Other Davises

Pauline J Davis
Jan 30, 1910 - Mar 9, 2000
Welcome, NC
H F Davis
Dec 4, 1903 - Nov 19, 1987
Durham, NC
Reba Davis
May 18, 1905 - March 1981
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Willmouth R Davis
Sep 11, 1918 - Apr 11, 2006
Durham, NC
James Davis
Dec 12, 1908 - July 1974
Durham, North Carolina
Lillie P Davis
Dec 23, 1901 - Apr 6, 1996
Durham, NC
Billie Davis
Jul 27, 1916 - October 1976
Paul Davis
Jun 23, 1891 - January 1984
Durham, North Carolina
Maxie Davis
Nov 11, 1897 - March 1984
Durham, North Carolina
Francis W Davis
Sep 12, 1905 - June 1993
Pompano Beach, FL
Grace Davis
Jun 6, 1896 - February 1980
Durham, North Carolina
Charles R Davis
Dec 31, 1897 - Nov 22, 1988
Durham, NC
Minnie Davis
Oct 8, 1889 - May 1964
North Carolina
Jim Davis
Jul 6, 1899 - September 1976
Newport News, Virginia
John Davis
May 31, 1897 - February 1968
Pomona, California
Ethel S Davis
Mar 5, 1914 - Jan 25, 1997
Efland, NC
Josephine Davis
Feb 16, 1907 - June 1975
Kings Mountain, North Carolina
Elizabeth N Davis
Dec 20, 1916 - Aug 5, 2003
Battleboro, NC
Allen Davis
Sep 21, 1911 - April 1986
Baltimore, Maryland
Henry Davis
Jul 24, 1906 - November 1975
Durham, North Carolina

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Louis Strickland
Feb 21, 1892 - March 1985
Goldsboro, North Carolina
Garland Yelverton
Nov 21, 1899 - April 1977
Goldsboro, North Carolina
Ashton T Griffin
Jan 25, 1908 - May 19, 1993
Goldsboro, NC
Elbert Griffin
Aug 14, 1897 - March 1977
Kinston, North Carolina
Willie Daniel
Jul 28, 1897 - March 1965
North Carolina
Charles Nash
Aug 12, 1900 - April 1977
Goldsboro, North Carolina
Herman Anderson
Apr 29, 1912 - March 1984
Goldsboro, North Carolina
Budd Jernigan
Jul 19, 1890 - October 1962
North Carolina
Walter Wiggins
Sep 29, 1906 - July 1980
Goldsboro, North Carolina
Julius E Wynn
Sep 29, 1915 - Jun 20, 2008
Wilson, NC
Buster C Long
Dec 13, 1908 - Dec 11, 1990
Albert Hollingswort
Nov 8, 1906 - February 1978
Statesville, North Carolina
James E Thigpen
Jul 29, 1916 - May 7, 2000
Roxboro, NC
Claude Jinnette
Jul 31, 1905 - January 1965
Thomas Moore
Dec 19, 1899 - November 1979
Wilmington, North Carolina
Maury James
Dec 9, 1899 - August 1979
Goldsboro, North Carolina
Herman L Vaughn
Apr 23, 1911 - May 25, 1990
Goldsboro, NC
Preston Boyette
Oct 4, 1903 - October 1973
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Herman Edens
Jan 27, 1913 - Oct 17, 1989
Robert L Anderson
Dec 25, 1914 - Dec 27, 1996
Wilson, NC
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