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James Donald DavenportAge: 69 years19181988

Name
James Donald Davenport
Given names
James Donald
Surname
Davenport
Birth July 9, 1918
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 11 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 23 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Birth of a son
#1James Stephen “Steve” Davenport
July 14, 1952 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 31 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 27 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death January 30, 1988 (Age 69 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Spring Hill Cemetery
Last change May 10, 202017:37:48

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Chloe Helen Ford - View this family
himself
James Donald Davenport
Birth: July 9, 1918Mercer, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 30, 1988Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, United States
wife
Chloe Helen Ford
Birth: June 30, 1922 24 25Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 7, 2013Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States
daughter
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son
James Stephen “Steve” Davenport
Birth: July 14, 1952 34 30Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 11, 2019Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States
daughter
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