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John E. Davis John E. Davis
Full Name: Johnathan Edward Davis
Date of birth: March 18, 1875
Date of death: November 2, 1958

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 50-3 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Mesquite / Dallas   Dallas
H 50-3 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Mesquite / Dallas   Dallas
H 50-3 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Mesquite / Dallas   Dallas
H 44 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat Mesquite / Dallas   Dallas
H 44-3 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Mesquite / Dallas   Dallas
H 44 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 44 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th (4)   Democrat Mesquite / Dallas   Dallas
H 44 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Mesquite / Dallas   Dallas
H 37 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Mesquite / Dallas   Dallas
(1) Dallas, Dallas County. "District No. 44. Barry Miller, J.W. Parks, John E. Davis and Chas. O. Laney, all of Dallas, composed of the county of Dallas," p. 5. House Journal.
(2) Dallas, Dallas County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Mesquite. Texas Legislative Manual.
(4) Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Other Resources
  • Johnathan Edward "John" Davis, birth date 3/18/1875, death date 11/2/1958, newspaper printer and editor. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John E. Davis (name on grave marker), birth date 3/18/1875, death date 11/2/1958, interment in Mesquite Cemetery, Dallas County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John E. Davis, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John E. Davis, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John E. Davis, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John E. Davis, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John E. Davis, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John E. Davis, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John E. Davis, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John E. Davis, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John E. Davis, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 33rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 37th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 39th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Public Printing  
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Public Health  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    39th R.S. - 1925
    Contingent Expense (Chair) 
    Counties  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Rules  
    37th R.S. - 1921
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Representative Districts  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Labor  
    Public Printing  
    State Affairs  
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Internal Improvements  
    Labor  
    Public Printing  
    State Affairs  
    Supreme Judicial Districts (Vice Chair) 
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Common Carriers  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    Labor  
    Public Printing  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    33rd R.S. - 1913
    Claims and Accounts  
    Insurance  
    North Texas Hospital for the Insane at Terrell  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the North Texas Hospital for the Insane  
    Insurance  
    Public Printing  
    State Affairs  
     

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