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Theodore Whitehead Davis
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Birth: Jun. 8, 1844
Pine Plains
Dutchess County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 1913
Poughkeepsie
Dutchess County
New York, USA

Children:
William Tallman Davis
Charles Gerard Davis
Mrs. Angeline W.(Davis)Hallenbeck


Theodore W. Davis his early education from Dutchess Co Academy and Poughkeepsie Collegiate Institute was a Civil engineering graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. Ted became a very well know individual in the City of Poughkeepsie having been in charge of supervising the City's first water plant and pumping facility from the Hudson River. He became the City Engineer was ahead of the Streets, Water and Sewer Departments. Serving in this capacity until November 1880 when he took the position as Superintendent of the St. Joseph, MO Water Company. Upon his retirement they came back to Poughkeepsie where he wrote for the Poughkeepsie Newspapers. After his death the City made a Proclamation honoring his service to the City. During the Civil War he served in the Navy onboard ship with Admiral Farragut interpreting Confederate Signals. He was also a 32nd Degree Mason.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Estelle Tallman Davis (1843 - 1931)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Gerard Davis (1870 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery
Poughkeepsie
Dutchess County
New York, USA
Plot: Section G, Lot 12
 
Created by: Jon Tallman
Record added: Jun 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70805505
Theodore Whitehead Davis
Added by: Jon Tallman
 
Theodore Whitehead Davis
Added by: Jon Tallman
 
Theodore Whitehead Davis
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 Added: Nov. 24, 2013
 
 
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