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John Louis "Dav" Davenport
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1918
Jamestown
Stutsman County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Aug. 22, 2006
Schaumburg
Cook County
Illinois, USA

John was raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and excelled in football and track in both high school and at the University of Chicago. He married Louise Huffaker in Chicago on April 15, 1941. They were the parents of John, Dorian, and Mark. After serving as a naval signal officer on a light aircraft carrier and an escort aircraft carrier in the Pacific during World War II, he lived in Western Springs, Illinois and worked in Chicago as a commodities broker with: Zimmerman, Alderson, & Carr; Chicago Brokerage Company; and his own John Davenport Company. After they divorced, Louise passed away in 1973. He married Mary Elizabeth Gillen on December 12, 1981 in Oak Brook, Illinois. They lived in Chicago until his retirement and then spent their summers in Whitehall, Michigan and winters in Corona del Mar, California. He chased the white dimpled ball with friends in both locations and rarely took mulligans other than on the first tee.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Louis Reynolds Davenport (1877 - 1957)
  Charlotte Haddenhorst Gronen Davenport (1887 - 1990)
 
 Spouses:
  Louise Huffaker Davenport (1918 - 1973)
  Mary Elizabeth Marks Davenport (1914 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Leontine Gertrude Carson Hobel (1909 - 1980)**
  James Otto Carson (1910 - 2002)**
  John Louis Davenport (1918 - 2006)
  Elizabeth Jane Davenport Petersmith (1922 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
John L. Davenport
1918-2006
 
Burial:
Cremated, Other.
Specifically: Ashes buried on private property in Fruitland Twp, Muskegon County, MI
 
Created by: Mark Dav
Record added: Jul 03, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113268954
John Louis Dav Davenport
Added by: Mark Dav
 
John Louis Dav Davenport
Added by: Mark Dav
 
John Louis Dav Davenport
Added by: Mark Dav
 
 
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