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John Wesley Davis
Birth: Apr. 16, 1799
Death: Aug. 22, 1859

A medical doctor from Indiana. A politician, he served as a Democrat in the 24th, 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th Congresses spanning 1835-1846. Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives 1845-1846. He negotiated Indian treaties, and was appointed by President Polk as US Commissioner to China in 1848. Appointed by President Pierce as Governor of the Oregon Territory from 1853-1854. (bio by: RB) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Ann Hoover Davis (1801 - 1859)*
 
 Children:
  Samuel F. Davis (____ - 1848)*
  John Lee Davis (1825 - 1889)*
  Mary Sophia Davis Akin (1827 - 1898)*
  William J. Davis (1842 - 1892)*
  Margaret H. Gray Davis (1844 - 1919)*
  Enoch Davis (1880 - 1881)*
  William J. Davis (1884 - 1885)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Carlisle Old Town Cemetery
Carlisle
Sullivan County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Aug 29, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 11962
John Wesley Davis
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John Wesley Davis
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John Wesley Davis
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- Cathy Griggs
 Added: Oct. 1, 2013
Thank you for service as a doctor and the active part you did for the USA. Many blessings. A great Great great great great grand daughter. May you rest in peace. maryannscummins@gmail.com
- Maryann Salee Cummins
 Added: Sep. 2, 2012
To my GGG Grandfather. Your family has done well. I still have your chair. Rest in Peace.Love,Cheryl Hosman Dieter
- Cheryl Dieter
 Added: Apr. 29, 2012
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