|Birth: ||Apr. 28, 1887|
|Death: ||Apr. 17, 1950|
Married Ruth Jane Walker on 10 Dec 1919
born in Oklahoma Indian Territory, the son of George Garland and Elizabeth (Yakambe)Davenport
Was one of the Native Americans who became Code Talkers in WWI.
The following Contributed by Suse (sniksnak #47573113):
(courtesy of "http://texasmilitaryforcesmuseum.org/">Texas Military Forces Museum):
George Davenport was born in Antlers, Oklahoma, April 28, 1887. He was a member of the famous 36th Division, composed of Oklahoma and Texas boys. Of Indian descent, he was one of a group which transmitted information in the Choctaw language from the front lines back to interpreters in headquarters in a crucial drive against the enemy.
Created by: Beth
Record added: May 19, 2011
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