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Charles Davis, Jr. Charles Davis, Jr.
Full Name: Charles Davis, Jr.
Date of birth: July 20, 1877
Date of death: June 12, 1943

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 100 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 100 Mar 26, 1906 - Jan 8, 1907 29th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
(1) Democrat - "Davis elected," Palestine Daily Herald, 2/5/1906, p. 3, end of 2nd col., dateline El Paso - Feb. 5. "Charles Davis, Jr., who was accidentally shot on the eve of his nomination by the Democratic party to the legislature, and who is rapidly recovering, was elected by a large majority in a special election." Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.
(2) 29th Legislature, 2nd C.S., 3/26/1906, p. 2. Notice of vacancies in the House due to resignations of Hon. W.B. Ware and Hon. A.L. Sharpe and deaths of Hon. J.D. Woods and Hon. Lon A. Hagan; elections and oaths of office of Thos. B. Peareson, Charles Davis, Jr., J.R. Bowman, and W.J. Mathis, sworn 3/26/1906. House Journal.
(3) Charles Davis Jr., in special election 2/2/1906, succeeded Alfred L. Sharpe, resigned after 1st C.S. (4/15/1905 - 5/14/1905). Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography and photo of Charles Davis, Jr., Mayor of El Paso, PDF p. 5, document p. 3. Representative to the State Legislature in the 32nd and 33rd sessions [sic], in 1909 married Miss Fannie Montgomery. Greater El Paso Yearbook, 1920.
  • Other Resources
  • "Former Mayor Critically Ill: Charles Davis at Home of Sister," 6/12/1943. Mayor of El Paso 1917-1923, born in Bryan in July, 1877, son of late Charles Davis and Alice Flournoy Wilson Davis. Father also served one term as mayor of El Paso. El Paso Herald Post.
  • Charles Davis, birth date 7/20/1877 in Bryan, death date 6/12/1943 in El Paso, parents Charles Davis and Alice Wilson, burial in Evergreen Cemetery, El Paso. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Charles Davis, Jr. in El Paso County Census:
    Census of 1900 - El Paso County, born July 1877, mining, son of Charles Davis (born September 1847, real estate).
    Census of 1920 - Mayor of El Paso, age 42 (born ca. 1878) wife Fannie M., daughter Frances L. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Charles Davis, Jr., 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 29th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Banks and Banking  
    Irrigation  
    Mines and Mining  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Federal Relations  
    Irrigation  
    Mines and Mining  
    Municipal Corporations  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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