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Davis, J.

DAVIS (Soundex D120) — See also AVIS, DAVES, DAVI, DAVIDS, DAVIES, DAVIESS, DAVIS-ANTHONY, DAVIS-NALL, DAVISON, DAVISS, DAVISSON, DEVIZIO, DEVOS, DEVOSS, DRAVIS.

  Davis, J. B. — of Shenandoah, Schuylkill County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. B. — of Dothan, Houston County, Ala. Mayor of Dothan, Ala., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. B. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 43rd District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Davis, J. Bradford — of Haverhill, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fourth Essex District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. Bratton — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Davis, J. C. — of Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa. Republican. Member of Iowa state house of representatives from Fayette County; elected 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. Daniel — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 47th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Davis, J. Depuy — of Berks County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 8th District, 1867-73. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. E. — of Delhi Mills, Washtenaw County, Mich. Postmaster at Delhi Mills, Mich., 1887-91. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. E. — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Mississippi, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. E. — of Bismarck, Burleigh County, N.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. Frank — of Stillwater, Old Town, Penobscot County, Maine. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Penobscot County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. G. — of Grayson County, Va. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Grayson County, 1899-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. Grant — of Canton, Fulton County, Ill. Mayor of Canton, Ill., 1935-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. H. — Democrat. National Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1968, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Davis, J. Hornor — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Clarksburg, W.Va., 1917-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1928; chair of Harrison County Democratic Party, 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. Hornor II See James Hornor Davis II
  Davis, J. J. — of Andrew County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Andrew County, 1871-72. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. K. — of Lenoir County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Lenoir County, 1876-78. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. Kenneth — of Doddridge County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Doddridge County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. L. — of Lafayette, Chambers County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. Leroy — of Independence Township, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Supervisor of Independence Township, Michigan; elected 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. M. — of Granville County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Granville County, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. M. — of Waynesville, Haywood County, N.C. Postmaster at Waynesville, N.C., 1887-89. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. Mason — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Davis, J. Mercer See James Mercer Davis
  Davis, J. N. — of Arcata, Humboldt County, Calif. Postmaster at Arcata, Calif., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. O. — of San Francisco, Calif.; Windsor, Sonoma County, Calif. Democrat. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1917; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. P. — of Waco, McLennan County, Tex. Mayor of Waco, Tex., 1979-80. Still living as of 1980.
  Davis, J. P. M. (d. 1864) — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Mayor of Oakland, Calif., 1860-62. Died in 1864. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  Davis, J. Richard — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Republican. Mayor of Fairmont, W.Va., 1971-74. Still living as of 1974.
  Davis, J. Roland — of Kent County, Del. Democrat. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 10th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. Rolfe — of Orlando, Orange County, Fla. Mayor of Orlando, Fla., 1952-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. S. — of Kentucky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. T. — of Kosse, Falls County, Tex. Member of Texas state house of representatives 55th District, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. T. — of Sterling City, Sterling County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. Thomas — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 3rd District, 1870; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. W. — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, J. Warren See John Warren Davis
  Davis, J. Wed. See Joseph Weldon Davis
  Davis, Jabez — of Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1794-95. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Jabez P. — of Thompsonville, Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Enfield, Connecticut, 1888, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Jack — of New York. American Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Jack — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Davis, Jack See H. Jack Davis
  Davis, Jack D. (1935-2018) — also known as Jack Davis — of New Lenox, Will County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 6, 1935. Republican. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1977-87 (42nd District 1977-83, 84th District 1983-87); U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1987-89; defeated, 1988. Died in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., February 4, 2018 (age 82 years, 151 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davis, Jackson — of Matthews, New Madrid County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from New Madrid County, 1937-42. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Jacob Cunningham (1820-1883) — of Illinois. Born near Staunton, Augusta County, Va., September 16, 1820. Democrat. Member of Illinois state legislature, 1850; U.S. Representative from Illinois 5th District, 1856-57. Died in Alexandria, Clark County, Mo., December 25, 1883 (age 63 years, 100 days). Interment at Mitchell Cemetery, Alexandria, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davis, Jacob Erastus (1905-2003) — also known as Jacob E. Davis — of Waverly, Pike County, Ohio; Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Beaver, Pike County, Ohio, October 31, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; Pike County Prosecuting Attorney, 1931-34; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1935-37; resigned 1937; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1937-40; U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1941-43; vice-president, Kroger Company (supermarkets), 1945-60; president and CEO, 1961-70. Protestant. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Acacia. Died in Naples, Collier County, Fla., February 28, 2003 (age 97 years, 120 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of George Omer Davis and Katheryne Rose (Leist) Davis; married, September 18, 1929, to Minnie Eleanor Middleton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davis, Jacob S. — of Cabell County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1895. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James (c.1783-1868) — of St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt. Born in North Kingstown, Washington County, R.I., about 1783. Delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1829; member of Vermont Governor's Council, 1830; county judge in Vermont, 1843-44. Died in St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt., January 21, 1868 (age about 85 years). Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James — U.S. Consul in Santa Fe, 1830-34. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James — of Franklin County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Franklin County, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James — of St. Cloud, Stearns County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Davis, James — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Natural Law candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Davis, James A. — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Republican. Postmaster at Morgantown, W.Va., 1890-94. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James A. — of Rocks, Harford County, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James A. — of Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1948, 1952 (alternate), 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James A. — also known as Jim Davis — of Kentucky. Republican. Elected Kentucky state house of representatives 96th District 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Davis, James B. — of Brazil, Clay County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James C. — of Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James C. — of Carrollton, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Carrollton, Tex., 1934-36. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James C. — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Marion County Democratic Party, 1961-62. Still living as of 1962.
  Davis, James Curran (1895-1981) — also known as James C. Davis — of Stone Mountain, DeKalb County, Ga. Born in Franklin, Heard County, Ga., May 17, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives from DeKalb County, 1925-28; superior court judge in Georgia, 1934-47; U.S. Representative from Georgia 5th District, 1947-63; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1952; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1956. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; American Legion; Forty and Eight; American Bar Association; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Junior Order. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., December 18, 1981 (age 86 years, 215 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Benjamin Davis and Lura Viola (Mooty) Davis; married, December 26, 1932, to Mary Lou Martin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davis, James D. — of Tionesta, Forest County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James D. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1944, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James D. — also known as Jim Davis — of Antioch, Contra Costa County, Calif. Bank manager; mayor of Antioch, Calif., 2008-; defeated, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2012.
  Davis, James E. — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1821; mayor of Lexington, Ky., 1835-36. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James E. — of Gaffney, Cherokee County, S.C. Republican. Postmaster at Gaffney, S.C., 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James E. — of Illinois. Natural Law candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Davis, James F. — of Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Ellsworth, Maine, 1869-70, 1879-80, 1883, 1890-91. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James F., Jr. — also known as Jimmie Davis — of Lubbock, Lubbock County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
James H. Davis Davis, James Harvey (1853-1940) — also known as James H. Davis; "Cyclone" — of Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, Tex. Born near Walhalla, Pickens District (now Oconee County), S.C., December 24, 1853. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Texas at-large, 1915-17. Died in Kaufman, Kaufman County, Tex., January 31, 1940 (age 86 years, 38 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Sulphur Springs, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Library of Congress
J. Hornor Davis II Davis, James Hornor II (b. 1904) — also known as J. Hornor Davis II — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., January 29, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1935-36, 1943-52, 1955-58; candidate for mayor of Charleston, W.Va., 1935; chair of Kanawha County Democratic Party, 1940-41; member of West Virginia state senate 8th District, 1959-62. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Theta Delta Chi; Sons of the American Revolution; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta; Rotary; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Rezin Davis and Garnett Amelia (Hornor) Davis; married, September 28, 1927, to Martha Lillian Maxwell; married, June 6, 1942, to Mary Eolyne Graham; father of James Hornor Davis III (1928-).
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Davis, James Hornor III (b. 1928) — also known as James H. Davis III — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., October 9, 1928. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1961-62; member of West Virginia state senate 8th District, 1963-66; defeated, 1966. Episcopalian. Member, Order of the Coif; Exchange Club. Still living as of 1966.
  Relatives: Son of Martha (Maxwell) Davis and James Hornor Davis II (1904-?); married, July 1, 1950, to Ouida Caldwell.
  Davis, James Houston (1899-2000) — also known as Jimmie Davis; "The Singing Governor" — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Born in Quitman, Jackson Parish, La., September 11, 1899. Democrat. Governor of Louisiana, 1944-48, 1960-64; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1944 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee; speaker), 1960. Country musician and author of hit song "You Are My Sunshine"; elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1972; star of the movie Louisiana, as himself. Died in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., November 5, 2000 (age 101 years, 55 days). Interment at Davis Cemetery, Jackson Parish, La.
  Relatives: Married to Anna Gordon.
  See also NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books about Jimmie Davis: Gus Weill, You are my sunshine : the Jimmie Davis story : an affectionate biography — Kenny Gill, Jimmie Davis: More Than Sunshine
  Davis, James J., Jr. — of Mt. Holly, Burlington County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James John (1873-1947) — also known as James J. Davis; "Puddler Jim" — of Elwood, Madison County, Ind.; Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Tredegar, Wales, October 27, 1873. Republican. Madison County Recorder, 1903-07; U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1921-30; resigned 1930; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928, 1936, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1930-45; defeated, 1944. Baptist. Welsh ancestry. Member, Moose; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Shriners; Grotto; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Eagles; Foresters; Woodmen; Maccabees; Delta Sigma Phi. Died in a hospital at Takoma Park, Montgomery County, Md., November 22, 1947 (age 74 years, 26 days). Interment at Uniondale Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of David James Davis and Esther Ford (Nicholls) Davis; married, November 26, 1914, to Jean Rodenbaugh.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Davis, James K. — of Texas County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Texas County, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James Keenan (1790-1859) — of Alabama; Texas. Born in Richmond, Va., July 17, 1790. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; county judge in Alabama, 1823; general in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1843-44; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1845; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1848; member of Texas state senate, 1851-53. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died February 10, 1859 (age 68 years, 208 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery (White), Coldspring, Tex.
  Davis, James L. — of Taney County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Taney County, 1893-96. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James L. — of Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Ariz. Postmaster at Scottsdale, Ariz., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James L. — of Kent County, Del. Delegate to Delaware convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 5th District, 1935-38. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James L. (b. 1914) — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, April 7, 1914. Democrat. Machinist; member of West Virginia state senate 14th District, 1973-85; resigned 1985. Baptist. Member, Moose; Eagles. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Okey Laurence Davis and Della (Wright) Davis; married, December 16, 1932, to Leona M. Barker.
  Davis, James M. — of Illinois. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention Montgomery and Bond counties, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James M. — of Utica, Livingston County, Mo. Circuit judge in Missouri 17th Circuit, 1880-91. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Arch B. Davis (1869?-?); grandfather of James W. Davis.
  Political family: Davis family of Missouri.
  Davis, James M. (b. 1844) — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in Orchard Grove, Lake County, Ind., September 11, 1844. Republican. Lawyer; Kalamazoo County Probate Judge, 1889-96; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kalamazoo County 2nd District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, March 22, 1867, to Estella Eldred.
  Davis, James M. — of Northwood, Rockingham County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Northwood, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James Martin — of Nebraska. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 2nd District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Davis, James Mercer — also known as J. Mercer Davis — of Mt. Holly, Burlington County, N.J.; Toms River, Ocean County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state senate from Burlington County, 1915; chair of Burlington County Democratic Party, 1919, 1921-25; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1924, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James Mercer, Jr. — also known as James M. Davis, Jr. — of Mt. Holly, Burlington County, N.J. Democrat. Chair of Burlington County Democratic Party, 1945; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1948; member of New Jersey state senate from Burlington County, 1949-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James P. — of Winthrop, Beadle County, S.Dak. Stockman; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 23rd District, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James P. — of Kokomo, Howard County, Ind. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 9th District, 1924; candidate for mayor of Kokomo, Ind., 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James Porter (b. 1889) — also known as James P. Davis — of Tennille, Washington County, Ga. Born in Tennille, Washington County, Ga., August 31, 1889. School teacher; U.S. Consul in Marseille, 1917-20; Bangkok, as of 1921-22; Shanghai, as of 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James R. — of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Ill. Mayor of Rock Island, Ill., 1979-85. Still living as of 1985.
  Davis, James T. — of St. Louis Park, Hennepin County, Minn. Postmaster at St. Louis Park, Minn., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James V. (b. 1887) — of Juneau, Alaska. Born in Washington, 1887. Democrat. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 1st District, 1937-44; Speaker of Alaska Territory House of Representatives, 1943-44. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James W. — of Greensville County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James W. — of Chariton County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Chariton County, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James W. (b. 1904) — of Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo. Born in Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo., March 6, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Missouri 36th Circuit, 1946-49. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Lions; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Arch B. Davis (1869?-?); married, August 10, 1928, to Jennie Rosborough Cox; grandson of James M. Davis.
  Political family: Davis family of Missouri.
  Davis, James W. — of Statesville, Iredell County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, James W. — also known as Jim Davis — of South Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. Mayor of South Salt Lake, Utah, 1985-89. Still living as of 1989.
  Davis, James W. — also known as Jim Davis — of Washington. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Washington, 1992; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 4th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Davis, Janice — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Davis, Jay C. — of Middletown, New Castle County, Del. Republican. Postmaster at Middletown, Del., 1928-33 (acting, 1928-29). Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Jeannemarie Devolites (born c.1956) — of Vienna, Fairfax County, Va. Born about 1956. Republican. Member of Virginia state senate, 2004; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Davis, Jeff See Jefferson Davis
  Davis, Jeff — of Toccoa, Stephens County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Mrs. Jeff — of Toccoa, Stephens County, Ga. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Jeff — of Texas. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 10th District, 1990 (Libertarian), 1992 (Independent), 1994 (Independent). Still living as of 1994.
  Davis, Jeff (born c.1950) — of Dublin, Laurens County, Ga. Born about 1950. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Davis, Jeff — of Fremont, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Davis, Jeff — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Candidate for mayor of Ypsilanti, Mich., 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
Jeff Davis Davis, Jefferson (1862-1913) — also known as Jeff Davis — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Little River County, Ark., May 6, 1862. Democrat. Arkansas state attorney general, 1899-1901; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1900, 1904, 1912; Governor of Arkansas, 1901-07; U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1907-13; died in office 1913; in December 1907, it was disclosed that he had hired his own daughters for two positions on his Senate staff; the scandal discredited him and ended his influence in the Senate. Died, from apoplexy, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., January 3, 1913 (age 50 years, 242 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, Ark.
  Presumably named for: Jefferson Davis
  Relatives: Son of Lewis W. Davis and Mary Davis; married 1882 to Ina McKenzie; married 1911 to Leila Carter.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1902
  Davis, Jefferson — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Jefferson B. — of Pomfret, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. First selectman of Pomfret, Connecticut; elected 1989. Still living as of 1989.
Jefferson Davis Davis, Jefferson Finis (1808-1889) — also known as Jefferson Davis — of Warrenton, Warren County, Miss.; Warren County, Miss. Born in a log cabin, Fairview, Christian County (now Todd County), Ky., June 3, 1808. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Black Hawk War; candidate for Mississippi state house of representatives, 1843; Presidential Elector for Mississippi, 1844; U.S. Representative from Mississippi at-large, 1845-46; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1847-51, 1857-61; candidate for Governor of Mississippi, 1851; U.S. Secretary of War, 1853-57; President of the Confederacy, 1861-65. Captured by Union forces in May 1865 and imprisoned without trial for about two years. Died of bronchitis and malaria in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., December 6, 1889 (age 81 years, 186 days). Original interment at Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, La.; reinterment in 1893 at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.; memorial monument at Memorial Avenue, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Emory Davis and Jane (Cook) Davis; married, June 17, 1835, to Sarah Knox Taylor (1814-1835; daughter of Zachary Taylor); married, February 25, 1845, to Varina Howell (1826-1906; granddaughter of Richard Howell (1754-1802)); uncle of Mary Bradford (who married Richard Brodhead); granduncle of Jefferson Davis Brodhead and Frances Eileen Hutt (who married Thomas Edmund Dewey).
  Political families: Brodhead-Taylor family of Easton, Pennsylvania; Davis-Howell-Morgan-Agnew family of New Orleans and Shreveport, Louisiana (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Jesse D. Bright — John H. Reagan — Horace Greeley — Solomon Cohen — George W. Jones — Samuel A. Roberts — William T. Sutherlin — Victor Vifquain — Charles O'Conor
  Jeff Davis County, Ga., Jefferson Davis Parish, La., Jefferson Davis County, Miss. and Jeff Davis County, Tex. are named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: J. Davis BrodheadJefferson D. HostetterJefferson D. BlountJeff DavisJefferson D. HelmsJefferson Davis Parris
  Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on Confederate States 50 cent notes in 1861-64.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Jefferson Davis: The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government (1881)
  Books about Jefferson Davis: William J. Cooper, Jr., Jefferson Davis, American : A Biography — Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis : Ex-President of the Confederate States of America : A Memoir by His Wife — William C. Davis, An Honorable Defeat: The Last Days of the Confederate Government — James Ronald Kennedy & Walter Donald Kennedy, Was Jefferson Davis Right? — Robert Penn Warren, Jefferson Davis Gets His Citizenship Back — Herman Hattaway & Richard E. Beringer, Jefferson Davis, Confederate President — Felicity Allen, Jefferson Davis: Unconquerable Heart — Clint Johnson, Pursuit: The Chase, Capture, Persecution, and Surprising Release of Confederate President Jefferson Davis
  Image source: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, March 9, 1861
  Davis, Jefferson J. — of Manhattan, Riley County, Kan. Democrat. Postmaster at Manhattan, Kan., 1894-97. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Jefferson Levi (1861-1933) — of Arkansas. Born in Greenleaf, DeSoto County, Miss., 1861. Member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1928. Died in Fayetteville, Washington County, Ark., 1933 (age about 72 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Fayetteville, Ark.
  Davis, Jehu (1738-1802) — Born in Worcester County, Md., 1738. President of Delaware, 1789. Died in Kent County, Del., May 11, 1802 (age about 63 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Davis, Jerame — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Democrat. Member, Rules Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Davis, Jesse E. — of Suffolk County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Suffolk County 2nd District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Jessica June — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Candidate in primary for mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1999. Female. Still living as of 1999.
  Davis, Jim See James A. Davis
  Davis, Jim See James W. Davis
  Davis, Jim See James W. Davis
  Davis, Jim (b. 1957) — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Born in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla., October 11, 1957. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1988-96; U.S. Representative from Florida 11th District, 1997-2007; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000, 2004; candidate for Governor of Florida, 2006. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Davis, Jim — of Oklahoma. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Davis, Jim See James D. Davis
  Davis, Jimmie See James Houston Davis
  Davis, Jimmie See James F. Davis, Jr.
  Davis, Joan M. — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Davis, Jo Ann (1950-2007) — of Gloucester, Gloucester County, Va. Born in Rowan County, N.C., June 29, 1950. Republican. Business owner; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1997-2001; U.S. Representative from Virginia 1st District, 2001-07; died in office 2007. Female. Assembly of God. Died in Gloucester County, Va., October 6, 2007 (age 57 years, 99 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1974 to Charles E. Davis (1949-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Davis, Joe A. — of Princeton, Bureau County, Ill. Circuit judge in Illinois 13th Circuit, 1919-25. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Joe Bryant — of Chiefland, Levy County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Joe C. — of Lexington, Henderson County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1940, 1944, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Joe Clay — of Hernando, DeSoto County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Joe D. — of Williamsville, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Davis, Joe P. — of South Berwick, York County, Maine. Postmaster at South Berwick, Maine, 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Joel T. — of Tuscola, Douglas County, Ill. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 19th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John — of Massachusetts. U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, 1796-1801. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John — of Lehighton, Carbon County, Pa. Postmaster at Lehighton, Pa., 1824-36. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John (1787-1854) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Northborough, Worcester County, Mass., January 13, 1787. Whig. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1825-34; Governor of Massachusetts, 1834-35, 1841-43; resigned 1835; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1835-41, 1845-53. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., April 19, 1854 (age 67 years, 96 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery, Worcester, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Davis and Anna (Brigham) Davis; married, March 29, 1822, to Elizabeth 'Eliza' Bancroft (1791-1872; sister of George Bancroft); father of John Chandler Bancroft Davis and Horace Davis; uncle of Isaac Davis (1799-1883); grandfather of John Davis; granduncle of Edward Livingston Davis; great-granduncle of Livingston Davis; second great-grandfather of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; third great-grandfather of George Cabot Lodge; third cousin twice removed of Charles Courtney Pinkney Holden (1827-1905), Ebenezer Gregg Danforth Holden and Winfield Scott Holden; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Wayne Holden.
  Political families: Davis family; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davis, John (1788-1878) — of Davisville, Bucks County, Pa. Born in Solebury Township, Bucks County, Pa., August 7, 1788. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 6th District, 1839-41. Died in Davisville, Bucks County, Pa., April 1, 1878 (age 89 years, 237 days). Interment at Davisville Baptist Church Cemetery, Davisville, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davis, John — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County, 1833. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John — of Bucks County, Pa. U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1845-48. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John (1826-1901) — of Junction City, Geary County, Kan. Born near Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., August 9, 1826. U.S. Representative from Kansas 5th District, 1891-95. Died in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., August 1, 1901 (age 74 years, 357 days). Interment at Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Kan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davis, John — of Steuben County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Steuben County 2nd District, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John — of Pleasant Valley, Aurora County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 14th District, 1889-92. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John (1851-1902) — Born in Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., September 16, 1851. Private secretary to U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish, 1872-73; lawyer; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1885-1902; died in office 1902. Died in Washington, D.C., May 5, 1902 (age 50 years, 231 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Martha Whiting (Stickney) Davis and Bruyn Hasbrouck Davis (1827-1870); married, October 14, 1875, to Sarah Helen 'Sally' Frelinghuysen (1856-1939; daughter of Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen); nephew of John Chandler Bancroft Davis and Horace Davis; grandson of John Davis (1787-1854); grandfather of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; grandnephew of George Bancroft; great-grandfather of George Cabot Lodge; first cousin once removed of Isaac Davis; second cousin of Edward Livingston Davis; second cousin once removed of Livingston Davis.
  Political families: Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Davis family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davis, John — of Coralville, Johnson County, Iowa. Postmaster at Coralville, Iowa, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John — of Frostburg, Allegany County, Md. Postmaster at Frostburg, Md., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John — of New York. Independence League candidate for New York state treasurer, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Mrs. John — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John — also known as Red Davis — of Lake City, Columbia County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1936, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John — also known as Red Davis — of Fayetteville, Washington County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1956 (alternate), 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John — of Richardson, Dallas County, Tex. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas, 1996 (3rd District), 2002 (3rd District), 2004 (30th District). Still living as of 2004.
  Davis, John — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Davis, John A. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 3rd District, 1927-28; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1948. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John B. — of Derby, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Derby, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John B. — of Granville, Washington County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John C. — of Suffolk County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Suffolk County 1st District, 1862. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John C. — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1911-13; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1920 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); postmaster at Battle Creek, Mich., 1923-36 (acting, 1923-24). Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John C. — of Virginia. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John Camp — of Rome, Floyd County, Ga. Member of Georgia state senate 42nd District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John Chandler Bancroft (1822-1907) — also known as Bancroft Davis — of Orange County, N.Y. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., December 29, 1822. Lawyer; newspaper correspondent; member of New York state assembly from Orange County 1st District, 1869; U.S. Minister to Germany, 1874-77; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1878-82; official reporter, U.S. Supreme Court, 1883. Died in Washington, D.C., December 28, 1907 (age 84 years, 364 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Davis (1787-1854) and Elizabeth 'Eliza' (Bancroft) Davis (1791-1872); brother of Horace Davis; married, November 19, 1857, to Frederika Gore King; nephew of George Bancroft; uncle of John Davis (1851-1902); great-granduncle of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; second great-granduncle of George Cabot Lodge; first cousin of Isaac Davis; first cousin once removed of Edward Livingston Davis; first cousin twice removed of Livingston Davis; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Courtney Pinkney Holden (1827-1905), Ebenezer Gregg Danforth Holden and Winfield Scott Holden.
  Political families: Davis family; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Davis, John D. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John E., Sr. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John E. — Republican. Member of Texas state house of representatives 129th District; elected 1998, 2000; elected unopposed 2002, 2004; elected 2006, 2008; elected unopposed 2010, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Davis, John Edward (1913-1990) — also known as John E. Davis — of McClusky, Sheridan County, N.Dak. Born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., April 18, 1913. Republican. Rancher; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; banker; mayor of McClusky, N.D., 1946-52; member of North Dakota state senate, 1952-56; Governor of North Dakota, 1957-61; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1960; Republican candidate for U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1960, 1964 (primary); national commander, American Legion, 1967-68. Member, American Legion; Elks; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Beta Theta Pi. Died in Rancho Mirage, Riverside County, Calif., May 12, 1990 (age 77 years, 24 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Bismarck, N.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of James Ellsworth Davis (1875-1959) and Helen (Wilson) Davis (1879-1970); married 1938 to Pauline Huntley; married 1980 to Marilyn R. Westlie.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davis, John F. — of Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Bridgton, Maine, 1903-11. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John F. — of Freeport, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Cumberland County, 1919-22. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John F. — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John F. — of Essex County, N.J. The New Frontier candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Davis, John Francis — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
John G. Davis Davis, John G. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Public Library
  Davis, John Givan (1810-1866) — also known as John G. Davis — of Rockville, Parke County, Ind.; Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Born in Fleming County, Ky., October 10, 1810. Democrat. Parke County Sheriff, 1830-33; U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1851-55, 1857-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1864. Died in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind., January 18, 1866 (age 55 years, 100 days). Original interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.; reinterment at Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davis, John H. (born c.1817) — of Halsas Ferry (now Dawsonville), Nodaway County, Mo. Born in Ohio, about 1817. Farmer; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 11th District, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John H. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 6th District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John H. — of Whitneyville, Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Hamden, Connecticut, 1896-98. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John H. (born c.1863) — of Preston, New London County, Conn. Born in Stonington, New London County, Conn., about 1863. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Preston, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John H. — of Preston, New London County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 19th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John Henry, Jr. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Davis, John I. — of Montgomery County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Montgomery County 1st District, 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John J. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John James (1835-1916) — also known as John J. Davis — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.), May 5, 1835. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1861; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1870; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1871-75; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1876 (member, Resolutions Committee); Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1884. Died in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., March 19, 1916 (age 80 years, 319 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Clarksburg, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of John James Davis (1797-1863) and Eliza Arnold (Steen) Davis (1799-1866); married, August 21, 1862, to Anna Kennedy (1841-1917); father of John William Davis; first cousin once removed of Lee H. Vance and John Carl Vance; first cousin twice removed of Cyrus Roberts Vance (1917-2002).
  Political family: Vance-Davis family of Clarksburg, West Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davis, John Ker (1882-1969) — also known as John K. Davis — of Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio. Born, in Soochow (Suzhou), China, of American parents, March 5, 1882. Interpreter; U.S. Deputy Consul General in Shanghai, 1910-13; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Canton, 1913-14; U.S. Vice Consul in Chefoo, 1914-15; U.S. Consul in Antung, 1915-19; Nanking, 1919-27; U.S. Consul General in London, 1928-30; Seoul, 1930-34; Vancouver, 1934-38. Presbyterian. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in July, 1969 (age 87 years, 0 days). Cremated; ashes scattered.
  Relatives: Son of John Wright Davis and Alice Irene (Schmucker) Davis; married, May 29, 1912, to Mary Isabelle Murphy.
  Davis, John M. — of Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 1st District, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John M. — of Carbondale, Jackson County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John M. — of Webhannet, Wells, York County, Maine. Postmaster at Webhannet, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John M. — of Columbus, Bartholomew County, Ind. Republican. Postmaster at Columbus, Ind., 1911-15. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John M. — of Wartburg, Morgan County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John M. — Communist. Candidate for Governor of Alabama, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John Morgan (b. 1906) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born August 9, 1906. Democrat. Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, 1959-63; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John P. — of Ulster County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ulster County 2nd District, 1850-51. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John P. — of Montpelier, Washington County, Vt. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John P. — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John R. (1841-1924) — of Petoskey, Emmet County, Mich. Born in 1841. Village president of Petoskey, Michigan, 1894-95. Member, Freemasons. Died February 4, 1924 (age about 82 years). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Petoskey, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
John R. Davis Davis, John R. (b. 1877) — of Lewis County, W.Va. Born in Ursina, Somerset County, Pa., July 7, 1877. Republican. Lumber manufacturer; bank director; member of West Virginia state senate 12th District, 1929-32. Episcopalian. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
  Davis, John R. — of Sussex County, Del. Democrat. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 7th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John R. — of Altoona, Blair County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Davis, John Roger, Jr. (b. 1927) — also known as John R. Davis, Jr. — of California. Born in 1927. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Poland, 1988-90; Romania, 1992-94. Still living as of 1994.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Davis, John T. — of Randolph County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Randolph County, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John W. — of Anderson, Madison County, Ind. Whig. Postmaster at Anderson, Ind., 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John W. — of Steuben County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Steuben County 1st District, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John W. — of Bloomfield, Stoddard County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John W. — Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John W. (b. 1918) — of Salem, Salem County, N.J. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., July 30, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1956-67; defeated, 1967; Speaker of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, 1962; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964. Baptist. Member, Kappa Sigma; American Legion. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John Warren (1867-1945) — also known as J. Warren Davis — of Salem, Salem County, N.J.; Lawrenceville, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C., March 4, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state senate from Salem County, 1912-13; resigned 1913; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1912; U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, 1913-16; U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1916-20; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1920-39. Baptist. Member, Kappa Sigma; Freemasons. Died February 21, 1945 (age 77 years, 354 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John S. Davis and Emmie Virginia (Sawyer) Davis; married, June 14, 1913, to Marguerite N. Gay.
  Davis, John Webster (b. 1861) — also known as John W. Davis — of Fairlee, Orange County, Vt. Born in Fairlee, Orange County, Vt., July 17, 1861. Republican. Farmer; surveyor; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Fairlee, 1906, 1910. Protestant. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, John Wesley (1799-1859) — also known as John W. Davis — of Carlisle, Sullivan County, Ind. Born in New Holland, Lancaster County, Pa., April 16, 1799. Democrat. Candidate for Indiana state senate, 1828; state court judge in Indiana, 1829-31; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1831-33, 1841-43, 1851-52, 1857; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1832-33, 1841-42, 1851-52; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1835-37, 1839-41, 1843-47 (2nd District 1835-37, 1839-41, 6th District 1843-47); Speaker of the U.S. House, 1845-47; U.S. Diplomatic Commissioner to China, 1848-50; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1852; Governor of Oregon Territory, 1853-54. Died in Carlisle, Sullivan County, Ind., August 22, 1859 (age 60 years, 128 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Carlisle, Ind.
  Presumably named for: John Wesley
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Davis, John Wesley, Sr. (1889-1984) — also known as John W. Davis — of Delta, Delta County, Colo. Born January 14, 1889. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1940 (alternate), 1944. Died September 16, 1984 (age 95 years, 246 days). Interment at Delta Cemetery, Delta, Colo.
  Presumably named for: John Wesley
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davis, John William (1826-1907) — also known as John W. Davis — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Mass., March 7, 1826. Democrat. Grain trade; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1884, 1892, 1900; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1885-86, 1893; Governor of Rhode Island, 1887-88, 1890-91; mayor of Pawtucket, R.I., 1897. Died January 26, 1907 (age 80 years, 325 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Pawtucket, R.I.
  Davis, John William (1873-1955) — also known as John W. Davis — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Locust Valley, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., April 13, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1899; candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1900; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1904; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1911-13; resigned 1913; U.S. Solicitor General, 1913-18; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1918-21; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1920; candidate for President of the United States, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Council on Foreign Relations. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., March 24, 1955 (age 81 years, 345 days). Interment at Locust Valley Cemetery, Locust Valley, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John James Davis (1835-1916) and Anna (Kennedy) Davis (1841-1917); married, June 20, 1899, to Julia Terrill McDonald (1873-1900); married, January 2, 1912, to Ellen G. Bassel (1869-1943); second cousin of Lee H. Vance and John Carl Vance; second cousin once removed of Cyrus Roberts Vance.
  Political family: Vance-Davis family of Clarksburg, West Virginia.
  Cross-reference: Thomas Burke
  Campaign slogan (1924): "Honesty at home, honor abroad."
  Epitaph: "Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace." (Psalm 37:37)
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davis, John William (1916-1992) — also known as John W. Davis — of Summerville, Chattooga County, Ga. Born in Rome, Floyd County, Ga., September 12, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; circuit judge in Georgia, 1955-60; U.S. Representative from Georgia 7th District, 1961-75. Member, Freemasons; Lions. Died October 3, 1992 (age 76 years, 21 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davis, Johnnye — of Odessa, Ector County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Davis, Jon — of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Davis, Jon — of North Bend, Coos County, Ore. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Davis, Jonathan D. — of Wayne County, Mich. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 1st District, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Jonathan McMillan (1871-1943) — also known as Jonathan M. Davis — of Bronson, Bourbon County, Kan. Born in Bronson, Bourbon County, Kan., April 27, 1871. Democrat. Farmer; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1905-13; member of Kansas state senate, 1913-17; Governor of Kansas, 1923-25; defeated, 1920, 1924, 1926, 1936 (primary), 1938 (Independent); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1924; candidate for U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1930. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Eagles; Moose; Elks; Kiwanis. Arrested the day after his gubernatorial term expired; indicted twice for bribery; tried and acquitted both times. Died June 27, 1943 (age 72 years, 61 days). Interment at Bronson Cemetery, Bronson, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan McMillan Davis and Eve (Holeman) Davis; married, September 26, 1894, to Mollie Purdom (died 1926); married, December 16, 1931, to Mary E. (Winston) Raymond.
  Davis, Jonathan R. — of Kingston, Luzerne County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Joseph — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1847, 1859 (Orange County 1847, Orange County 2nd District 1859). Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Joseph II — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Albany, N.Y., 1866-69. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Joseph, Jr. — of Inkster, Wayne County, Mich. Mayor of Inkster, Mich., 1987-91. African ancestry. Still living as of 1991.
  Davis, Joseph — of Michigan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Davis, Joseph A. — of Colorado. Colorado state auditor, 1881-83. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Joseph D. — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Muskegon, Mich., 1863-65. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Joseph G. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 1st District, 1911-12, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Joseph Graham, Jr. (b. 1942) — also known as Gray Davis — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., December 26, 1942. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war; chief of staff for Gov. Jerry Brown, 1974-82; member of California state assembly, 1983-87; California state controller, 1987-95; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988, 1996 (delegation co-chair), 2000, 2004; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1995-99; Governor of California, 1999-2003. Catholic. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married, February 20, 1983, to Sharon Lee Ryer.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Davis, Joseph H. — Democrat. Candidate for Illinois state senate 44th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Joseph Jonathan (1828-1892) — also known as Joseph J. Davis — of Franklin County, N.C. Born near Louisburg, Franklin County, N.C., April 13, 1828. Democrat. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Franklin County, 1866-67; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 4th District, 1875-81. Died in Louisburg, Franklin County, N.C., August 7, 1892 (age 64 years, 116 days). Interment at Oaklawn Cemetery, Louisburg, N.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davis, Joseph R. — of Canton, Madison County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Joseph W. — of Preston County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Preston County, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Joseph Weldon (1869-1945) — also known as J. Wed. Davis — of Teague, Freestone County, Tex. Born in South Carolina, January 31, 1869. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1916, 1920. Died in Teague, Freestone County, Tex., October 12, 1945 (age 76 years, 254 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Teague, Tex.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davis, Joshua — of Liberty, Union County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Joshua — of Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, N.M. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Davis, Josiah W. — of Adair County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Adair County, 1887-90. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Joyce A. — of El Portal, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Davis, Judith F. — of Greenbelt, Prince George's County, Md. Mayor of Greenbelt, Md., 1997-. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Davis, Judy — of West Virginia. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Davis, Mrs. Justin R. — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Justus H. — of Albany County, N.Y. Independent candidate for New York state assembly from Albany County 3rd District, 1900. Burial location unknown.


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