Harold Marvin Davis

26 January 1923–26 March 1996 (Age 73)
Bancroft, Kossuth, Iowa, United States

The Life of Harold Marvin

When Harold Marvin Davis was born on 26 January 1923, in Bancroft, Kossuth, Iowa, United States, his father, William B Davis, was 24 and his mother, Helen Margaret Stephenson, was 20. He lived in Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Humboldt Township, Humboldt, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 26 March 1996, in Kossuth, Iowa, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Lu Verne, Kossuth, Iowa, United States.

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William B Davis
Helen Margaret Stephenson
Richard Vernon Davis
Harold Marvin Davis

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World Events (8)

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 3

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold Davis in household of William Davis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harold Davis in household of William B Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harold Or Scoop Davis in entry for Richard Vernon Davis, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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