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Davenport, an infielder who started with the Giants in 1958, their first season in California, won a Gold Glove in 1962, the year the team lost to the Yankees in the World Series.
Mr. Davenport was a physicist who worked on a complex system used for tracking and shooting down enemy planes.
Mr. Davenport devised ways to gauge the effects of wind on tall structures, then applied his expertise to some of the world’s biggest buildings and longest bridges.
BARNES--Winifred (Winnie) Davenport. A fiercely independent, selfdescribed perpetual student, died unexpectedly on November 30th from complications of brain cancer and stroke at age 88. Born in Newberry, South Carolina and raised in Norristown, Pennsylvania, Winnie arrived in New York City in the early 1940s, newly wed to Dr. Lloyd T. Barnes of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While raising three daughters, she returned to school to complete the education denied to her in her youth because of her gen ...
Horace W. Davenport, a physiologist and educator at the University of Michigan who laid a foundation for more effective ulcer treatments by revealing how gastric acid works in digestion without consuming the stomach itself, died Aug. 29 at his home in Ann Arbor, Mich. He was 92. The cause was complications of pneumonia, his family said. Dr. Davenport, who was chairman of the university's physiology department from 1956 to 1978, published his pioneering research in the 1960's, after observing ...
DAVENPORT--William (Gerald) on August 20, 2005. Beloved husband of Edith, devoted father of David and Dexter. Loving father-in-law of Monica Azare and devoted grandfather of David Cole. A humanitarian and community activist, his 40 year professional career started with the New York City Mission Society where he was the Society's principal manager with Camp Minisink. He then served over 20 years with the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF) where he was a program officer and director of the New York C ...
Guy Davenport, author, painter, teacher and scholar, dies at age of 77; photo (M)
DAVENPORT--Douglas. 75, May 22, 2004. Beloved father of Dori Davenport, grandfather of Joanna, Charlie, and Richie Leunig of Milwaukee, WI. He was predeceased by his wife of 26 years, Alice Rudder Davenport. He worked for 30 years in TV news in NYC, including 20 years at NBC News, from where he retired in 1993, to Cary, NC. Memorial service to be June 10, at Unitarian/ Universalist Church, Brookfield, WI.
GEER-Ann (nee) Davenport. On July 13, 2001. Husband Walter H. Geer, daughter Susan Davenport Geer of Swarthmore, PA. Employee of Swarthmore College Alumni, Swarthmore, PA. Funeral service and interment private. James M. Brower Funeral Home, Wallingford, PA.
DAVENPORT - Melissa (nee Greenhouse). On March 21, 2001. Beloved daughter of Ronald and Susan. Loving mother of Andrew. Loving sister of Nina. Cherished granddaughter of Lillian Gustin. Graveside service Friday 1 PM at Maimonides Cemetery, Bklyn, NY.
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