William Davies (1907 - 1977)

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William Davies
1907 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
William Davies was born on June 3, 1907. He died in August 1977 at age 70. We know that William Davies had been residing in Portage, Kalamazoo County, Michigan 49081.


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William Davies passed away in August 1977 at 70 years of age. He was born on June 3, 1907. We have no information about William's family. We know that William Davies had been residing in Portage, Kalamazoo County, Michigan 49081.
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In 1907, in the year that William Davies was born, the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

In 1914, William was only 7 years old when President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1940, when he was 33 years old, on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1954, at the age of 47 years old, William was alive when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1977, in the year of William Davies's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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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

Harry Davies
Feb 24, 1902 - December 1960
Dean Davies
May 22, 1908 - August 1986
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Albert Davies
Dec 18, 1903 - May 1968
Kalamazoo, Michigan
John Davies
Jul 9, 1888 - July 1965
Zephyrhills, Florida
Richard Davies
Oct 13, 1909 - October 1984
Urbana, Illinois
William Davies
Aug 2, 1902 - March 1983
Houghton Lake, Michigan
Maldwyn Davies
Jul 19, 1909 - February 1984
Flint, Michigan
E Davies
Mar 23, 1908 - June 1985
Rockford, Michigan
John E Davies
Jan 10, 1919 - Aug 31, 2000
Grayling, MI
Mary Davies
Jun 16, 1886 - November 1972
Oswego, New York
Martha J Davies
Aug 30, 1914 - Mar 15, 1995
Battle Creek, MI
Margaret M Davies
Dec 16, 1901 - Mar 6, 2001
Jackson, MI
E R Davies
Jul 21, 1904 - Mar 17, 2002
Grand Rapids, MI
Pearl A Davies
Jan 25, 1913 - May 14, 1996
Muskegon, MI
Margaret Davies
Jan 2, 1898 - August 1980
Detroit, Michigan
Marcine C Davies
Mar 9, 1925 - Sep 28, 1999
Brighton, MI
George S Davies
Jul 20, 1926 - Sep 8, 2009
Holt, MI
Hester T Davies
Apr 18, 1921 - Jul 27, 2006
Van Nuys, California
Robert E Davies
Apr 24, 1931 - Sep 18, 1997
Talladega, AL
Harold Davies
Oct 21, 1881 - April 1967
Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Oct 15, 1915 - December 1983
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Dean Russell
Mar 27, 1911 - Sep 3, 1993
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John Scofield
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John Bonnes Sr
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Everette Vanlester
Aug 19, 1883 - February 1971
Plainwell, Michigan
Morris Dee
Jan 19, 1901 - June 1971
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Sherman Anderson
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
George Miskovics
Feb 23, 1880 - March 1966
Gobles, Michigan
Nick Dekker
Jun 1, 1888 - May 1969
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Goldie M Kreling
Nov 15, 1909 - Apr 16, 1989
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