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Wilbur C. Davis Wilbur Claude Davis
Full Name: Wilbur Claude Davis
Date of birth: January 16, 1875
Date of death: April 10, 1940

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 45 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos
H 45 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos

(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Joseph Green Davis, Volume V, pp. 2225-2226. Born 7/28/1844 in Crenshaw County, Alabama. Relatives: Joseph Green Davis - father; Wilbur Claud Davis - son. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Memorial, June 1940, p. 263. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Portraits and biographical sketches, "Our Friends in the Legislature," Volume V, No. 1, May 1909, pp. 14-17. Texas State Journal of Medicine, 1905.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Wilbur C. Davis, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.C. Davis, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the Blind Institute  
    Banks and Banking  
    Judiciary (Chair) 
    Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Private Corporations  

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