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John Wesley Davis

J.W. Davis
Full Name: John Wesley Davis
Birth date: July 26, 1843
Death date: May 1, 1912

Terms of Service

  • House, 28th Legislature
    1/13/1903 - 1/10/1905
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • John Wesley Davis, birth date 7/26/1843 in Smithville, Monroe County, Mississippi, death date 5/1/1912 in Brownwood, Brown County, Texas, United Confederate Veteran, photo, biographical sketch from Brownwood Bulletin 8/26/1909, burial in Greenleaf Cemetery, Brownwood, Brown County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch and photo, "Sketches of Prominent Veterans: Members of Camp Stonewall Jackson Who Are in Attendance Upon the Reunion This Week," Daily Bulletin (Brownwood), 8/26/1909, p. 7, crediting Howard Payne University Library. "He came to Brown county in 1899, locating at Blanket, and has since served the people of this county in the Texas Legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Confederate States Army, Company E, 10th Texas Cavalry. Biographical sketch, J.S. Davis, "Sketches of Prominent Veterans: Members of Camp Stonewall Jackson Who Are in Attendance Upon the Reunion This Week," Daily Bulletin (Brownwood), 8/26/1909, p. 7, crediting the Howard Payne University Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 28th Legislature (1903) - J.W. Davis, postoffice Blanket, nativity Mississippi, age 59 (born circa 1844), attorney-at-law, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .

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