William Davies (1904 - 1974)

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William Davies
1904 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
William Davies was born on April 25, 1904. He died in January 1974 at 69 years of age. We know that William Davies had been residing in Lacey, Thurston County, Washington.


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William Davies passed away in January 1974 at age 69. He was born on April 25, 1904. We have no information about William's family or relationships. We know that William Davies had been residing in Lacey, Thurston County, Washington.
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In 1904, in the year that William Davies was born, the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

In 1923, at the age of 19 years old, William was alive when on August 2, President Warren G. Harding died in office, apparently of a heart attack. He was staying at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco after completing a nationwide tour. Suffering from cramps, indigestion, a fever and shortness of breath, his doctor thought he had food poisoning. After several days of being ill, he suddenly shuddered, slumped over, and died. There were rumors of foul play (some thought that his wife had poisoned him because of his affairs) but no evidence has ever been found.

In 1953, William was 49 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1961, when he was 57 years old, on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1974, in the year of William Davies's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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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

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Samuel Davies
May 14, 1896 - June 1966
Alhambra, California
Thomas L Davies
Nov 19, 1902 - Jan 12, 1988
Greenbrae, CA
Teresa A Davies
Dec 7, 1957 - Jul 5, 2002
Paradise, CA
Ethel Davies
Feb 12, 1902 - June 1984
Columbia, Maryland
Loyal Davies
May 22, 1913 - February 1978
Vancouver, Washington
Pearce Davies
Dec 11, 1898 - Nov 7, 1989
John Davies
Feb 26, 1919 - August 1981
Modesto, California
Edwy Davies
Jun 24, 1906 - July 1978
Modesto, California
Francis N Davies
Dec 7, 1918 - Mar 23, 1951
Gertrude E Davies
Apr 3, 1906 - Sep 28, 2003
San Rafael, CA
Bruce Davies
Aug 29, 1923 - Jan 27, 2002
Sonora, CA
Anne M Davies
Nov 3, 1901 - Feb 1, 1993
Modesto, CA
Lora A Davies
Jan 10, 1903 - Jul 17, 2000
Provo, UT
Royce S Davies
Jul 4, 1921 - Dec 8, 1991
Pleasant Hill, CA
Wilbert L Davies
Nov 22, 1907 - Mar 20, 1992
Sacramento, CA
Opal Davies
Nov 29, 1905 - September 1974
Los Alamitos, California
Etta Davies
Jan 3, 1895 - February 1977
San Juan Capistrano, California
Pearl Davies
Nov 11, 1885 - January 1977
Long Beach, California
Florence Davies
Aug 24, 1892 - June 1979
Los Angeles, California
Jeanne Ellen Davies
Oct 16, 1927 - Oct 9, 2006
Lihue, Hawaii

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Victor Scaciga
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Anna L Schaefer
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San Francisco, CA
Joseph J Tambini
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San Jose, CA
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San Francisco, CA
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Mar 30, 1915 - June 1984
Oakland, California
Mary J Vargas
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Martis Quill
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San Francisco, California
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