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Howard Davis

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Howard Davis
Born 1920s.
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Father of [private son (1950s - unknown)]
Died 1990s.
Profile last modified 14 Sep 2019 | Created 10 Sep 2019 | Last significant change: 14 Sep 2019
21:49: Dana (Schuffman) Johnson edited the Biography for Howard Davis. [Thank Dana for this]
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1925 Howard Davis was born in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois on 25 Feb 1925. His parents were Max Davis and Ethel Goldberg, both born in Russia about 1903. Ethel later claimed to have been born in Dixon, Illinois, USA, but the record of her immigration to the USA is clear.[1]

1930 When five years old, Howard lived at 373 Ridgeway Avenue in Chicago, Illinois with his parents and sister. Howard's father worked as a plumber. The household comprised:

  • Max Davis Head Male 27 Poland
  • Ethel Davis Wife Female 27 Illinois
  • Howard Davis Son Male 5 Illinois
  • Elaine Davis Daughter Female 0 Illinois[2]

1940 By the time of the 1940 US census the Davis family had relocated to Aurora, Kane County, Illinois, USA where Howard's father owned an auto wrecking business.

  • Max Davis Head Male 37 Poland
  • Ethel Davis Wife Female 37 Illinois
  • Howard Davis Son Male 15 Illinois
  • Elaine Davis Daughter Female 10 Illinois[3]

1996 Howard Davis passed away 11 Oct 1996.[4]


  1. "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940," database, FamilySearch ( : 18 May 2016), Howard Davis, 25 Feb 1925; Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, reference/certificate 8925, Cook County Clerk, Cook County Courthouse, Chicago; FHL microfilm .
  2. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 10 September 2019), Howard Davis in household of Max Davis, Chicago (Districts 0751-1000), Cook, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 874, sheet 20A, line 14, family 373, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 454; FHL microfilm 2,340,189.
  3. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 28 July 2019), Howard Davis in household of Max Davis, Ward 4, Aurora, Aurora Township, Kane, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 45-25, sheet 10B, line 70, family 220, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 819.
  4. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), Howard Davis, 11 Oct 1996; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

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