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Douglas Samuel Davenport

D.S. Davenport
Full Name: Douglas Samuel Davenport
Birth date: October 12, 1890
Death date: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service

  • House, 38th Legislature
    1/9/1923 - 1/13/1925

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Census of 1910 - Douglas S. Davenport, Justice Precinct 2, Eastland County, age 20, born circa 1890 in Texas, editor/newspaper, wife Myrtle M.
    Census of 1930 - Douglas S. Davenport, San Antonio, Bexar County, age 39, born circa 1891 in Texas, proof reader/newspaper, wife Myrtle M. and daughters Dorothy and Catherine. FamilySearch . 1930 1910
  • Douglas Samuel Davenport, birth date 10/12/1890, birthplace Breckenridge, Texas, residence in San Antonio, proof reader with Express Publishing Co. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 .
  • San Antonio - "D.S. Davenport, after spending a couple of months in the North Texas oil fields, is back in San Antonio working on the Daily Express." Typographical Journal, Volume LV, Number 1, July 1919, p. 61. Google Books .
  • Representative Douglas S. Davenport was a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Congress in 1924. "Strickland and Davenport Waiting on Each Other to Enter Congress Race," 4/14/1924, p. 16; "D.S. Davenport Wurzbach Rival," 6/3/1924, p. 1. San Antonio Express .
  • D.S. Davenport, birth date 10/12/1890 in Breckenridge, Stephens County. "Would Succeed Black: D.S. Davenport Announces His Candidacy for State Legislature," 5/26/1922, p. 28. San Antonio Light .
  • 38th Legislature (1923) - Douglas Samuel Davenport, postoffice San Antonio, nativity Texas, age 32 (born circa 1891), printer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .

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