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Algernon Melville "Pomp" Davis
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1885
Pigeon Run
Stark County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 1956
Flint
Genesee County
Michigan, USA

Cause of Death: Carcinoma

DAVIS- Alger M. Davis, 435 Mary st., age 71, died Sunday, September 16, 1956, at the residence. Funeral services will be held at 1:30PM Wednesday, September 19, 1956, from the Floral Chapel. Dodds-Dumanois Funeral Home. Rev. Elmer I Braden officiating.

Burial in Sunset Hills Cemetery. Mr. Davis will remain at Dodds-Dumanois Co. Funeral Home. Death followed an illness of 2 years.

He was born in Massillon, Ohio, April 13, 1885, the son of James H. and Sarah Griffith Davis and had lived in Flint the last 47 years coming from St. Charles, Mich. He married Catherine Mahoney at Saginaw, Mich., on Nov. 3, 1909.

Mr. Davis came to Michigan as a young boy, attended Ferris Institute. In 1909 began working for the Weston-Mott Co., later absorbed by Buick. Since that time he had been a Buick dealer and comptroller of the Detroit Transmission Division, but always returned to Buick. During the war he was assistant to the manufacturing manager at the Buick Melrose Plant. Illinois Aircraft Engine Plant. Before his retirement in 1950 he was assistant to E. T. Ragsdale, general manufacturing manager at Buick.

Mr. Davis was interested in sports and was affiliated with midget baseball for several years under Mott Foundation program, he also was interested in golf and football and was an original member and director of Atlas Valley Country Club.

Surviving are: Wife, Mrs. Catherine M. Davis; son, Donald F. Davis of Flint; grandson, Donald F. Davis Jr., of Flint; father, James H. Davis of Flint; 4 brothers, Clyde E., James P., and Byron Davis all of Flint, Russell W. Davis of Pittsburgh, Pa.; 2 sisters, Mrs. Clare Dupee of Flint. Mrs. James Gallinati of Brooklyn, Mich. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Humphrey Davis (1866 - 1958)
  Sarah Louise Griffiths Davis (1867 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Alice Mahoney Davis (1887 - 1966)
 
 Children:
  Donald Francis Davis (1910 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Algernon Melville Davis (1885 - 1956)
  Corwin James Davis (1885 - 1885)*
  Oliver Cromwell Davis (1887 - 1947)*
  Nora Ellen Davis Gallinati (1890 - 1974)*
  Corwin Roy Davis (1892 - 1893)*
  Eva Pearl Davis (1894 - 1894)*
  Viola Davis Dupee (1895 - 1993)*
  Byron Davis (1898 - 1983)*
  Clyde Emerson Davis (1900 - 1975)*
  Russell Warner Davis (1902 - 1982)*
  James Preston Davis (1904 - 1983)*
  Sarah Louisa Davis (1909 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Hills Cemetery
Flint
Genesee County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section: 1, Lot:11, Grave: 8
 
Created by: DDavis92
Record added: Jun 07, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111918973
Algernon Melville Pomp Davis
Added by: DDavis92
 
Algernon Melville Pomp Davis
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Algernon Melville Pomp Davis
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