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John Givan Davis
Birth: Oct. 10, 1810
Flemingsburg
Fleming County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1866
Terre Haute
Vigo County
Indiana, USA

U.S. Congressman. He moved to Indiana with his parents in 1819, attended the country schools and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was Sheriff of Parke County, (1830-33) and clerk of the Parke County Court, (1833-50). In 1851, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses, serving until 1855. He was again elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress and reelected as an Anti-Lecompton Democrat to the Thirty-sixth Congress, serving (1857-61). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was in business as a dry-goods merchant until his death at age 55. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Eli Davis (1772 - 1853)
  Sarah Davis (1769 - 1843)
 
 Spouse:
  Jane W Stimson Davis (1816 - 1888)
 
 Children:
  John W Davis (1848 - 1897)*
 
 Sibling:
  Mary Davis Shockey (1794 - 1868)*
  John Givan Davis (1810 - 1866)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highland Lawn Cemetery
Terre Haute
Vigo County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 17, 2007
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John Givan Davis
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