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Edward Shelton Davis 

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Daniel L. Davis
4/1895 - 2/12/1941

Annie Mary Armstrong
1907 - 2000
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Edward Shelton Davis
12/23/1923 - 3/22/1943
Edward Shelton Davis was born on December 23, 1923 somewhere in Florida and died on March 22, 1943 in an unknown place. He lived to be 19 years old.

Married Vera Glass.
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Census1/1/1935 FL (Calhoun County) 11 yrs old 
Recorded on page 36, line# 42: Dan Davis (age 37), Annie Mary (28), Shelton (11) and Charles Herman (9). They were all born in FL. Listed under "rent" or "own" says care taker. Dan is a Carpenter, Annie keeps house. Dan finished grammar school and Annie high school. Shelton is attending high school and Charles is attending grammar school. 
Census5/3/1940 FL (Calhoun County) 16 yrs old 
125- Dan L. Davis (age 42), Annie Mabel (33), Edward S. (16) and Charles H. (13). All were born in Florida. They live on a farm, that they rent. Dan has an 8th grade education, Annie and Edward -two years of high school and Charles is in the 6th grade. Dan is a laborer in bridge construction. They live on Hwy 6 and where living their in 1935.  
Military3/22/1943 XX  19 yrs old 
Name: Edward S. Davis
Date of Loss: March 22, 1943
Branch: U.S. Navy
Rank: S1C
Service Number: 2725746
Status: Missing in Action 
Graveyard/Tombstone3/23/1943 Old Shiloh Cem. Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 19 yrs old 
Edward Shelton Davis - 12/23/1923 to 3/22/1943 - Florida -US Navy - World War II  

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5 1928 The Tamiami Trail opens. It opens the southernmost 275 miles of U.S. Highway 41 from State Road 60 in Tampa to U.S. Route 1 (SR 5) in Miami, Florida to tourist. It also destroys many of the Seminole Indian waterways and hinders their economy.
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1 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
3 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
4 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
5 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
13 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
15 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
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15 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
16 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
18 1941 NEWS HEADLINES: December 7, 1941 -- Japan launches a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor and the US officially declares war on Japan the following day. World War II begins for American soldiers.
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4 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
6 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
7 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
9 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
10 1933 Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected president under his "New Deal" campaign. Frances Perkins becomes the first woman to hold a cabinet post when FDR appoints her secretary of labor. On December 5, the 21st Amendment is added to the Constitution, repealing Prohibition. Drinks for everyone!
11 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
11 1934 Farm families must leave the dust bowl-stricken Great Plains areas. The dust bowl includes areas in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Nevada and Arkansas. Radio picks up the "Okie" songs. In all, 400,000 people leave the Great Plains.
12 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
16 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
20 1943 Japanese Americans are relocated to internment camps; Almost 400,000 coal miners go on strike; Race riots break out in Los Angeles and Detroit.
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15 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
16 1939 Hitler takes over all of Czechoslovakia. On Sept. 1st, Germany invades Poland. On Sept. 3rd, Great Britain and France declare war on Germany. World War II has begun.


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