Willard Davis (1924 - 1981)

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Willard Davis
1924 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Willard Davis was born on March 28, 1924. He died in May 1981 at age 57.

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Willard Davis passed away in May 1981 at 57 years old. He was born on March 28, 1924. We are unaware of information about Willard's immediate family.
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In 1924, in the year that Willard Davis was born, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1939, at the age of only 15 years old, Willard was alive 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 1948, at the age of 24 years old, Willard was alive when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1963, he was 39 years old when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1981, in the year of Willard Davis's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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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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Teresa E Davis
Jan 5, 1927 - Apr 15, 2003
Glens Falls, NY
Mabel B Davis
Jan 31, 1924 - Mar 31, 2011
Bennington, VT
Clarence J Davis
Jan 29, 1922 - Apr 26, 2004
North Creek, NY
John Davis
Jan 24, 1925 - October 1976
Margaret Davis
Oct 6, 1879 - August 1963
Granville, NY
Minnie Davis
Apr 6, 1890 - March 1978
Cambridge, NY
Christine W Davis
May 30, 1921 - Dec 16, 1990
Ruth A Davis
Feb 13, 1903 - Oct 28, 1989
Elizabeth Davis
Sep 26, 1917 - January 1986
Troy, NY
Lillian M Davis
Aug 25, 1919 - Jan 28, 1997
Troy, NY
Mildred Davis
Dec 22, 1914 - Jan 12, 1990
Margaret L Davis
Apr 17, 1928 - Dec 27, 2001
Warsaw, NY
Olive Davis
Feb 3, 1892 - April 1971
Potsdam, NY
Joseph W Davis
Aug 23, 1926 - Dec 5, 2010
Mohawk, NY
William A Davis
Feb 4, 1929 - Jun 17, 2008
Ilion, NY
Donald P Davis
Dec 6, 1927 - Jun 23, 1995
Mohawk, NY
Dorothy E Davis
Sep 1, 1925 - Feb 11, 2007
Murray, KY
Ellen R Davis
Aug 29, 1925 - Sep 8, 1990
Marion Davis
Apr 20, 1908 - March 1973
White Plains, NY
Raymond L Davis
Sep 9, 1927 - Oct 15, 1991
Pleasantville, NY

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Gansevoort, NY
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Ruth E Parker
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Queensbury, NY
Norma J White
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Knoxville, TN
Robert E Mars
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Brooklyn, NY
Nellie J Preseau
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Orwell, VT
Francis E Noonan
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Hudson Falls, NY
Agnes Pouliott
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Glens Falls, NY
Merritt Phelps
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Frederick R Sargent
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Francis F Scoville
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Richard Shapiro
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Bethesda, MD
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