Fred T Davidson Jr

Male13 December 1924–29 October 2000

Brief Life History of Fred T

When Fred T Davidson Jr was born on 13 December 1924, in Chiefland, Levy, Florida, United States, his father, Fredrick T Davidson, was 32 and his mother, Clero Beatrice Hudson, was 28. He died on 29 October 2000, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Fredrick T Davidson
1892–1964
Clero Beatrice Hudson
1896–1990
Freda Corine Davidson
1920–2000
Fred T Davidson Jr
1924–2000
Betty Davidson
1928–

Sources (4)

  • F T Davidson in household of Fred T Davidson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fredrick Therdore Davidson, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"
  • F T Davidson in household of Fred T Davidson, "Florida State Census, 1935"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (8)

1927

Age 3

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

1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 17

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

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

Scottish, northern English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name David + -son. As a Jewish name, the last element comes from German Sohn ‘son’.

Irish (Down) and Scottish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Daibhéid ‘son of David’; see McDevitt .

Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Davidsson: patronymic from the personal name David .

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

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