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Blackstone H. Davis

Blackstone Davis
Full Name: Blackstone H. Davis
Birth date: September 28, 1835
Death date: March 28, 1881

Terms of Service

  • House, 9th (1) Legislature
    11/4/1861 - 2/24/1862
     
  • House, 8th (2) Legislature
    11/7/1859 - 2/14/1861
     
(1) David L. McNeill, sworn 2/2/1863, succeeded Blackstone H. Davis, resigned 2/24/1862. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) William M. Bryce, sworn 3/18/1861, succeeded Blackstone H. Davis, resigned 2/14/1861. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Account of Blackstone H. Davis' death and Davis Family Cemetery, Jack Kern and Doug Davis, "One Square Acre … Family Graveyard … Reserved Forever," 8/20/2006. Allandale Reporter .
  • Blackstone H. Davis, birth date 9/28/1835, death date 3/28/1881, burial in George W. Davis Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Birth date 9/23/1835. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature 1860.
  • Historical marker, Elvira T. Manor Davis House, Travis County, "she married Blackstone H. Davis whose family owned quarry, supplied stone for the 1853 Texas Capitol." Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission) .

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