William Davies (1896 - 1971)

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William Davies
1896 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
William Davies was born on August 17, 1896. He died in July 1971 at 74 years of age. We know that William Davies had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.


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William Davies passed away in July 1971 at 74 years of age. He was born on August 17, 1896. We are unaware of information about William's family or relationships. We know that William Davies had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.
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In 1896, in the year that William Davies was born, on January 4th, Utah became the 45th state in the United States. After the LDS Church banned polygamy in 1890, Utah's application for statehood became acceptable to Congress and the Utah Territory became Utah..

In 1933, when he was 37 years old, the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

In 1947, when he was 51 years old, 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 1968, when he was 72 years old, 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.

In 1971, in the year of William Davies's passing, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

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Other William Davieses

William Ward Davies
around 1920 - Aug 25, 1940
William Walter Davies
around 1918 - Dec 5, 1941
William Victor Davies
around 1897 - Apr 28, 1917
William Twiston Davies
around 1919 - Jul 30, 1942
William Trevor Davies
around 1937 - Jan 18, 1941
William Trehearne Davies
around 1890 - Nov 13, 1916
William Timothy Davies
Died: Nov 20, 1943
William Thomas Patrick Davies
around 1922 - Sep 7, 1945
William Thomas Howell Davies
around 1890 - Jul 10, 1916
William Thomas Glyn Davies
around 1922 - Jun 19, 1945
William Thomas Davies
1896 - Dec 22, 1915
Footscray, Australia
William Thomas Davies
around 1885 - Dec 13, 1917
William Thomas Davies
around 1919 - Oct 3, 1943
William Thomas Davies
around 1918 - Jul 18, 1944
William Thomas Davies
around 1922 - Sep 13, 1942
William Thomas Davies
around 1909 - Dec 20, 1941

Other Davieses

Wayne M Davies
Dec 25, 1942 - Dec 12, 2009
Paducah, KY
Giles Davies
Jun 12, 1972 - Jan 22, 2011
Raymond Davies
Apr 20, 1899 - November 1978
Fort Collins, Colorado
Kenneth H Davies
Feb 21, 1915 - Feb 4, 2008
Milwaukee, WI
William Davies
Apr 3, 1907 - January 1970
Clarkston, Washington
Florence Davies
Jun 9, 1904 - December 1985
Chico, California
Phyllis I Davies
Dec 6, 1926 - November 1995
Downers Grove, IL
Kathryn Davies
Dec 17, 1896 - November 1978
Moraga, California
Agnes E Davies
Dec 17, 1896 - Nov 13, 1989
Saint Petersburg, FL
James Davies
Aug 12, 1931 - July 1983
Washington, Illinois
Jacquelyn L Davies
Apr 21, 1932 - May 23, 1996
Morton, IL
Darlene Davies
Jul 1, 1934 - Feb 3, 2007
Plymouth, IN
Edward J Davies
Jul 13, 1925 - Aug 20, 2004
Beardstown, IL
Genelle Davies
Aug 21, 1942 - June 1974
East Alton, Illinois
Grace E Davies
Jul 10, 1915 - Sep 27, 2009
Bethlehem, PA
Paul Davies
Nov 19, 1909 - August 1982
Milan, Illinois
Selma B Davies
Jan 10, 1917 - Jul 8, 2007
Hometown, IL
David Davies
Mar 31, 1914 - March 1978
Charlotte Davies
Apr 15, 1881 - May 1964
Charles Davies
Nov 6, 1907 - October 1980
Skokie, Illinois

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Rochester, New Hampshire
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South Windsor, CT
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Sep 23, 1922 - Apr 1, 1990
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Arthur D Rissman
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Annie L Bruce
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Chicago, IL
Ake Grauers
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Hutchinson, Kansas
Samuel Levinson
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Skokie, Illinois
Alfonso Ramos
Mar 22, 1937 - October 1997
Chicago, IL
Maria A Bermudez
Aug 28, 1938 - Jun 29, 2005
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Rose Mcclaron
May 28, 1902 - November 1975
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Arlington, Texas
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Chicago, IL
Barbara Szromba
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Helen Brown
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