Leon Andrew Davis

27 June 1907–12 December 1977 (Age 70)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Leon Andrew

When Leon Andrew Davis was born on 27 June 1907, in Georgia, United States, his father, Jessie Davis, was 39 and his mother, Catherine Cato, was 36. He lived in District 1556, Coffee, Georgia, United States in 1910 and District 437, Coffee, Georgia, United States in 1920. He died on 12 December 1977, in Ware, Georgia, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Kettle Creek Cemetery, Waycross, Ware, Georgia, United States.

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Leon Andrew Davis
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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 15

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Leon Daines in household of Jesse Daines, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leon Davis in household of Jesse Davis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lee A Davis, "Georgia Death Index, 1933-1998"

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