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James Houston "Jimmie" Davis
Birth: Sep. 11, 1899
Beech Springs
Jackson Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Nov. 5, 2000
Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge Parish
Louisiana, USA

Louisiana Governor. Known as the "Singing Governor," he served as Governor of Louisiana from 1944 to 1948 and from 1960 to 1964. He wrote the song "You Are My Sunshine" and is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. He also starred in several westerns in the 1940s. (bio by: Joel Manuel) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Alvern Adams Davis (1906 - 1967)*
 
 Children:
  James William Davis (1944 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jimmie Davis Tabernacle Cemetery
Jonesboro
Jackson Parish
Louisiana, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 32.34877, -92.72154
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Joel Manuel
Record added: Apr 25, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6370060
James Houston Jimmie Davis
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James Houston Jimmie Davis
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James Houston Jimmie Davis
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- sniksnak
 Added: Nov. 28, 2014

- Katie Grimmett Jones
 Added: Nov. 5, 2014
God Just Called You Home To Sing For Him
- Tommy
 Added: Nov. 5, 2014
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