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

  Davis, O. E. — of Athens, Athens County, Ohio. Mayor of Athens, Ohio, 1896-99; resigned 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, O. L. — of Danville, Vermilion County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Olin S. — of Golts, Kent County, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Olin W. — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Oliver — of Hopkinton, Washington County, R.I. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1800. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Oliver D. — of Barry County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Barry County, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Olney — of Plano, Collin County, Tex. Mayor of Plano, Tex., 1892-96. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Ora D. — Republican. Candidate in primary for Governor of Indiana, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Ora W. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 10th District, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Oscar — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1904 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Oscar H. (b. 1914) — Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 27, 1914. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1962-. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Ossie — of New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Davis, Otis H. — of Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Wellsboro, Pa., 1915-23. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, P. A. — of Franklin County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate 7th District, 1891-92; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Franklin County, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, P. D. — of White, Brookings County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 21st District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, P. T. — of Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Parke H. — of Easton, Northampton County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1920; chair of Northampton County Democratic Party, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Parke W. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Chaffee, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1952, 1956; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Parmenio (1815-1883) — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in 1815. Supervisor of Ypsilanti Township, Michigan, 1852-53; mayor of Ypsilanti, Mich., 1861-64, 1868-70. Died in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich., November 17, 1883 (age about 68 years). Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Mrs. Pat — of Olathe, Johnson County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Davis, Mrs. Pat — Democrat. Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Davis, Patricia B. — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Davis, Patrick Henry (1803-1852) — also known as Patrick H. Davis — of Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo. Born in 1803. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; postmaster at Cape Girardeau, Mo., 1836; mayor of Cape Girardeau, Mo., 1849-51. Died in 1852 (age about 49 years). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Patrick Henry
  Davis, Paul — of Ritzville, Adams County, Wash. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Paul — of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Davis, Paul B. (b. 1914) — of Smithburg, Doddridge County, W.Va. Born in New Milton, Doddridge County, W.Va., September 7, 1914. Republican. School teacher; insurance agent; farmer; Doddridge County Sheriff, 1948-52; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Doddridge County, 1961-62. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Odd Fellows; Junior Order. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Noah L. Davis and Roxie (Bland) Davis; married, March 27, 1937, to Veda C. Hickman.
  Davis, Paul H. — of San Francisco, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Paul J. — of Keyser, Mineral County, W.Va. Republican. Postmaster at Keyser, W.Va., 1927-33. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Pauline L. (b. 1917) — of Portola, Plumas County, Calif. Born in Verdigre, Knox County, Neb., January 3, 1917. Democrat. Member of California state assembly, 1952-; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1960; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1968. Female. Member, Order of the Eastern Star. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Pearle — of Forrest City, St. Francis County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1924 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee), 1936 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Percy T. — of Riverton, Fremont County, Wyo. Republican. Candidate for Wyoming state senate from Fremont County, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Davis, Perry — of Grosse Pointe Farms, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for mayor of Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Davis, Pete J. — of Tuscaloosa County, Ala. Delegate to Alabama convention to ratify 21st amendment from Tuscaloosa County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Peter M. — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Democrat. Postmaster at Boise, Idaho, 1914-23. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Peter W. — of Ohio. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Davis, Philip A. — U.S. Vice Consul in Tegucigalpa, as of 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Philip R. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arizona 4th District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Davis, Phillip See M. Phillip Davis
  Davis, Phillip Watkins — also known as Phillip W. Davis — of Elbert County, Ga. Lawyer; Baptist minister; member of Georgia state senate, 1882-83; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1888-89. Baptist. Interment at Elmhurst Cemetery, Elberton, Ga.
  Relatives: Married to Nancy Middleton Heard (daughter of James Lawrence Heard; niece of Robert Middleton Heard and William Henry Heard; granddaughter of Thomas Jefferson Heard; great-granddaughter of Stephen Heard; first cousin of Luther H. O. Martin, Jr. (1855?-?)).
  Political family: Heard family of Elberton, Georgia.
  Davis, Philo C. — of Pontiac Township (now Auburn Hills), Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Supervisor of Pontiac Township, Michigan; elected 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Phyllis — of Mountain Brook, Jefferson County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2008 (alternate), 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Davis, Pia M. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Davis, Platt A. — of Albany, Linn County, Ore. Mayor of Albany, Ore., 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Davis, Porter — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Davis, Prentiss Bryant — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 12th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Davis, Preston B. (b. 1907) — of Milton, Northumberland County, Pa. Born in West Milton, Union County, Pa., May 19, 1907. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956 (alternate), 1960; member of Pennsylvania state senate 27th District, 1963-72. Lutheran. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Rotary; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Q. C., Jr. — of Virginia. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, R. Aubrey — of St. Augustine, St. Johns County, Fla. Mayor of St. Augustine, Fla., 1954. Still living as of 1954.
  Davis, R. E. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Florida, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, R. L. — of Mt. Vernon, Skagit County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1912, 1920, 1924, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, R. O. — also known as Bob Davis — of California. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 39th District, 1994, 1996; Presidential Elector for California, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Davis, R. R. — of Charleston, Mississippi County, Mo. Mayor of Charleston, Mo., 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, R. S. — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, R. W. — also known as Dubs Davis — of Elgin, Kane County, Ill. Candidate for mayor of Elgin, Ill., 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Davis, Rachel D. III — of Kinston, Lenoir County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1959-64; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Davis, Ralph — Speaker of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Ralph — of Boonville, Cooper County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Mrs. Ralph See Mrs. W. Ralph Davis
  Davis, Ralph E. — of Round Lake Beach, Lake County, Ill. Village president of Round Lake Beach, Illinois, 1993-2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Davis, Ralph M. — of Old Town, Penobscot County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Penobscot County (3rd), 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Ralph R. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 49, 1923-32. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Davis, Ralph W. — of San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif. Republican. Postmaster at San Bernardino, Calif., 1958-61 (acting, 1958-59). Still living as of 1961.
  Davis, Ralph Willis (b. 1890) — also known as Ralph W. Davis — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Derry, Rockingham County, N.H., June 28, 1890. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1921-23; New Hampshire state attorney general, 1929-32. Congregationalist. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Augustus Davis and Ella (Fellows) Davis; married, November 18, 1922, to Marion Sullivan.
  Davis, Randolph — of Kirksville, Adair County, Mo. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Kirksville, Mo., 1936-37. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Randolph T. — Member of Missouri state senate 2nd District, 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Ray — of Centralia, Lewis County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Davis, Ray M. — of Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Ray W. — of Ohio. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Raymond — of Rocky Mount, Franklin County, Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Raymond (1883-1933) — Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, September 5, 1883. Forester; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Consul in Aden, 1921-24; Paris, 1924-29; Lyon, 1926; Rosario, 1929-32; Prague, 1932-33, died in office 1933. At the Hotel Alcron, where he and his wife were staying, he deliberately or accidentally (accounts differ) went over a second-floor railing, and fell to his death in the lobby below, in Prague, Czechoslovakia (now Czechia), January 24, 1933 (age 49 years, 141 days). Interment somewhere in Paris, France.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Davis and Jennie Davis; married, August 25, 1909, to Avis M. Parker.
  Davis, Raymond V. III — of New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va. Mountain candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 5th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Davis, Red See John Davis
  Davis, Red See John Davis
  Davis, Redman S. — of Steuben County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Steuben County 3rd District, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Reginald Keith — of Wyandotte County, Kan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kansas state senate 4th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Davis, Reuben — of Cornish, Sullivan County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 10th District, 1844-46. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Reuben (1813-1890) — of Aberdeen, Monroe County, Miss. Born in Winchester, Franklin County, Tenn., January 18, 1813. Democrat. State court judge in Mississippi, 1842; member of Mississippi state legislature, 1855-57; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 2nd District, 1857-61; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Representative from Mississippi in the Confederate Congress, 1862-63; candidate for Governor of Mississippi, 1863. Died in Huntsville, Madison County, Ala., October 14, 1890 (age 77 years, 269 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Aberdeen, Miss.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davis, Rhett C. — of Walker, Livingston Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Davis, Richard — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1795-97. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Richard See J. Richard Davis
  Davis, Richard — of South Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Davis, Richard A. — of Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state senate 11th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Davis, Richard David (1799-1871) — of New York. Born in Stillwater, Saratoga County, N.Y., 1799. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York, 1841-45 (5th District 1841-43, 8th District 1843-45). Died in Waterford, Saratoga County, N.Y., June 17, 1871 (age about 71 years). Interment at Waterford Rural Cemetery, Waterford, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davis, Mrs. Richard Earle — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1937, 1949. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Richard Earle — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1940 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1944; candidate for West Virginia state senate 14th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Richard F. — of Delaware. Republican. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives 26th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Davis, Richard H. — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 101st District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Davis, Richard Hallock (1913-1972) — also known as Richard H. Davis — of Washington, D.C. Born in Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y., February 7, 1913. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Romania, 1965-69. Died in 1972 (age about 59 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Davis, Richard Hart — Not U.S. citizen; U.S. Consul in Bristol, 1793. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Richard J., Jr. (c.1922-1999) — of Virginia. Born about 1922. Democrat. Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, 1981-85; candidate for U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1982. Died March 4, 1999 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Richard J. — of Portsmouth, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Davis, Richard W. — of La Crosse County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state senate 32nd District, 1936, 1940; candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from La Crosse County 2nd District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Rick See Rickey Lee Davis
  Davis, Rick — of Tonawanda, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Tonawanda, N.Y.; elected 2013. Still living as of 2013.
  Davis, Rickey Lee (1951-2014) — also known as Rick Davis — of Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Mo. Born, in Tunica County Hospital, Tunica, Tunica County, Miss., February 8, 1951. Mayor of Caruthersville, Mo., 1994-98, 2014; died in office 2014. Presbyterian. Member, Rotary. Died, from smoke inhalation during a fire at his home, Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Mo., July 23, 2014 (age 63 years, 165 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Otis Jefferson Davis (1923-1987) and Beulah Mae (Jordan) Davis (1927-2017); married to Cathy McNeeley (1950-1987); married, November 25, 1989, to Ginger Coppage.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davis, Rita — of Bexar County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Davis, Robert — of New Jersey. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Robert — of Fairfax, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Robert — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Davis, Robert — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Davis, Robert A. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Robert A. — of Nampa, Canyon County, Idaho. Mayor of Nampa, Idaho, 1917-19. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Robert A. — of Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Davis, Robert C. — of Laurel Factory (now Laurel), Prince George's County, Md. Democrat. Postmaster at Laurel Factory, Md., 1848-49. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Robert E. — of Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Florida, 1908; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1912 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business; speaker); Florida Democratic state chair, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Robert E., Jr. — American Independent candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 86th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Davis, Robert E., Jr. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Davis, Robert E. (b. 1939) — of Kansas. Born in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., August 28, 1939. Lawyer; Judge, Kansas Court of Appeals, 1986-93; justice of Kansas state supreme court, 1993-. Still living as of 2002.
  Davis, Robert H. — Delaware state treasurer, 1871-75. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Robert H. — U.S. Consul in SAINT Paul de Loando, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Robert H. — of Wayne County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Wayne County, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Robert H. — of Fredericktown, Madison County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Robert L. — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Iowa, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Davis, Robert Lee (1893-1967) — also known as Robert L. Davis — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Pinellas County, Fla. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 29, 1893. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928, 1932; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 6th District, 1932-33; Pinellas County Commissioner, 1962-67. Died in Timonium, Baltimore County, Md., May 5, 1967 (age 73 years, 188 days). Cremated.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davis, Robert Molt — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 6th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Davis, Robert P. — of Milford, Sussex County, Del. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Robert S. — of Ramsey, Harrison County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1936, 1948, 1952 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Robert T., Jr. — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Mayor of Columbus, Ga., 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Robert Thompson (1823-1906) — also known as Robert T. Davis — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Born in County Down, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), August 28, 1823. Republican. Physician; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1853; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1859-61; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1860, 1904; mayor of Fall River, Mass., 1873-74; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1883-89. Died in Fall River, Bristol County, Mass., October 29, 1906 (age 83 years, 62 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davis, Robert W. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1858. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Robert W. — of Southport, Brunswick County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1920, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Robert William (1932-2009) — also known as Robert W. Davis; Bob Davis — of St. Ignace, Mackinac County, Mich.; Gaylord, Otsego County, Mich. Born in Marquette, Marquette County, Mich., July 31, 1932. Republican. Funeral director; member of Michigan state house of representatives 106th District, 1967-70; member of Michigan state senate 37th District, 1971-78; U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1979-93. Episcopalian. Member, Lions; Freemasons. Died October 16, 2009 (age 77 years, 77 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Davis, Robert Wyche (1849-1929) — also known as Robert W. Davis — of Palatka, Putnam County, Fla.; Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla. Born near Albany, Lee County, Ga., March 15, 1849. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1884-85; Speaker of the Florida State House of Representatives, 1885; general attorney, Florida Southern Railroad; U.S. Representative from Florida 2nd District, 1897-1905; mayor of Gainesville, Fla., 1924-25. Died in Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla., September 15, 1929 (age 80 years, 184 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Gainesville, Fla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davis, Robin Jean (b. 1956) — Born in Boone County, W.Va., April 6, 1956. Democrat. Lawyer; judge of West Virginia supreme court of appeals, 1997-. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Relatives: Married to Scott Segal.
  Davis, Rocco — of Roseville, Placer County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Davis, Roger (1762-1815) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Charlestown, Chester County, Pa., October 2, 1762. Democrat. Physician; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1809-11; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1811-15 (3rd District 1811-13, 2nd District 1813-15). Died in Charlestown, Chester County, Pa., November 20, 1815 (age 53 years, 49 days). Interment at Great Valley Presbyterian Churchyard, Charlestown, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Davis, Roger Alfred (1889-1967) — also known as Roger A. Davis — of Hartly, Kent County, Del. Born in Delaware, March 2, 1889. Grocer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 4th District, 1931-32, 1953-54; arrested, in April 1954, by Maryland State Police, on U.S. Route 50, and charged with drunk and reckless driving, as well as disorderly conduct; jailed overnight, pleaded guilty, and fined. Died in Hartly, Kent County, Del., December 6, 1967 (age 78 years, 279 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Alfred Davis (1845-1928) and Sarah Ann (Jones) Davis (1850-1937); married 1918 to Hannah Boulden Kirk (1895-1971); father of Roger Elmer Davis; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Rodney and Caleb Rodney (1767-1840).
  Political families: Rodney family of Delaware; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davis, Roger Elmer (1920-1993) — also known as Roger E. Davis — of Hartly, Kent County, Del. Born in Newark, New Castle County, Del., March 20, 1920. Republican. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 4th District, 1946. Died in Hartly, Kent County, Del., November 4, 1993 (age 73 years, 229 days). Interment at Hartly Methodist Church Cemetery, Hartly, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Roger Alfred Davis (1889-1967) and Hannah (Kirk) Davis (1895-1971); married 1945 to Margaret Christina McKenzie Mowatt (1919-1992).
  Political family: Rodney family of Delaware (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davis, Roland See J. Roland Davis
  Davis, Roland C. — of Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Roland G. — Republican. Candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1924, 1926, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Rolfe See J. Rolfe Davis
  Davis, Ronald — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 18th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Ronald J. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Davis, Roscoe See C. Roscoe Davis
  Davis, Rose — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y. Member of New York American Labor Party Executive Committee, 1949. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Rosevelt (c.1801-1862) — of Jackson County, Mich. Born in Vermont, about 1801. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 8th District, 1835. Free Will Baptist. Died in Blackman Township, Jackson County, Mich., April 28, 1862 (age about 61 years). Interment at Fifield Cemetery, Blackman Township, Jackson County, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davis, Ross — of Harris County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Davis, Ross G. — of Minersville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Burgess of Minersville, Pennsylvania, 1923-27. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Ross O. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 9th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Rowland Lucius (1871-1954) — also known as Rowland L. Davis — of Cortland, Cortland County, N.Y. Born in Dryden, Tompkins County, N.Y., July 10, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of Clayton R. Lusk, 1902-15; Justice of New York Supreme Court 6th District, 1915-41; appointed 1915; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1921-39 (4th Department 1921-26, 3rd Department 1926-31, 2nd Department 1931-39). Died in Cortland, Cortland County, N.Y., February 1, 1954 (age 82 years, 206 days). Interment at Cortland Rural Cemetery, Cortland, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Lucius Davis (1835-1912) and Harriet (Francis) Davis (1839-1915); married, June 15, 1905, to Iva A. Yager (1883-1963).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davis, Roy — of Taylor, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Davis, Roy A. (1887-1977) — of El Paso County, Colo. Born in Indiana, 1887. Member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1919-22; Speaker of the Colorado State House of Representatives, 1921-22. Died in 1977 (age about 90 years). Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Roy B. — of Paces, Halifax County, Va. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Roy C. (1917-1984) — of Bardwell, Carlisle County, Ky. Born in Lowes, Graves County, Ky., December 15, 1917. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1955-56, 1959-60. Died March 23, 1984 (age 66 years, 99 days). Interment at Cunningham Memorial Garden, Cunningham, Ky.
  Davis, Roy P. M. — of Mt. Union, Huntingdon County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Roy Tasco (1889-1975) — also known as Roy T. Davis — of Columbia, Boone County, Mo.; Sandy Spring, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Ewing, Lewis County, Mo., June 24, 1889. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1916 (alternate), 1920; U.S. Minister to Costa Rica, 1922-30; Panama, 1930-33; member of Maryland state senate, 1950; U.S. Ambassador to Haiti, 1953-57. Died in 1975 (age about 86 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Albert Davis and Bessie (White) Davis; married, August 16, 1913, to Loyce Enloe.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Davis, Ruben — of Missouri City, Fort Bend County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Davis, Rufus — of Dothan, Houston County, Ala. Mayor of Dothan, Ala., 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Davis, Russell, Jr. — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 43rd District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Davis, Russell A. — of Fairbury, Jefferson County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Russell C. (1922-1993) — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Born August 13, 1922. Mayor of Jackson, Miss., 1969-77. Died October 16, 1993 (age 71 years, 64 days). Interment at Lakewood Memorial Park, Jackson, Miss.
  Epitaph: "He made a difference."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Davis, Russell E. — of New Castle, Henry County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Davis, Russell L. — of Rocky Mount, Franklin County, Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Russell W. — of Nevada. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Davis, Ruth — of Bartlett, Labette County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1952, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Davis, Ruth — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 6th District, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Davis, Ruth — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Davis, Ruth A. (b. 1942) — of Georgia. Born in 1942. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Benin, 1992-95. Female. Still living as of 2001.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Davis, Ruth Farris — of Kimball, McDowell County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1945. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Davis, Ruth Turner — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


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