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Ira Davenport
Birth: Jun. 28, 1841
Hornell
Steuben County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1904
Bath
Steuben County
New York, USA

U.S. Congressman. After completing a college preparatory education he took over from his father management of the family estate and business holdings. He was a New York State Senator from 1878 to 1881. He then won an election as State Comptroller and served from 1881 to 1883. After losing the comptroller's race in 1883, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1884 and held his seat for two terms. In 1885 he was the unsuccessful Republican nominee for governor. After leaving the House in 1889 he managed his family's business ventures until his retirement. Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital in Bath, New York, is named for him. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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  Katherine Sharpe Davenport (1860 - 1945)*
 
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Burial:
Davenport Family Cemetery
Bath
Steuben County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Jul 29, 2006
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