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Thad Wesley Davis
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1924
Galveston
Galveston County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1995
Brazoria County
Texas, USA

Thaddeus Wesley Myron Davis was born in Galveston, Texas. He was the son of Thaddeus Davis (10 Apr 1886 - 12 Jan 1953) and Lottie Annie Wolverton (1894 - 25 Oct 1978). He was called "Wesley." He graduated from Angleton High School and earned a law degree from the University of Texas Law School. He served as a pilot in the Army Air Corps in the South Pacific in World War II.

Thad was married to Nan Davis for 50 years and was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Their home was in Freeport.

He began his law practice in 1950 and became a senior partner in the firm of Davis, Newton and Davis, retiring in 1991. He served as a municipal court judge in Freeport Texas until his retirement in 1995.

The author of Texas Senate Resolution No. 73, 1995 remembered him as follows: "He had a strong personality and was well known for his integrity, his decisiveness, and his forthrightness; he was also compassionate and generous and gave willingly of his time to help others."

Thad was a civic leader serving on the hospital board, MHMR board, American Legion Post, the Brazosport Rotary Club and El Mina Shrine Temple. He was a devoted member of First Methodist Church of Freeport. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Margaret Nan Strickland Davis (1926 - 2009)*
 
 Children:
  Infant Davis (1946 - 1946)*
  Michael Thad Davis (1949 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Restwood Memorial Park
Clute
Brazoria County
Texas, USA
Plot: Center Section 1
 
Maintained by: R Strickland
Originally Created by: Lois McDonald
Record added: Jul 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39102422
Thad Wesley Davis
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Thad Wesley Davis
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Thad Wesley Davis
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 Added: Apr. 7, 2014

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