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Matthew Davison
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Birth: Jan. 4, 1839, Ireland
Death: Sep. 29, 1918
Flint
Genesee County
Michigan, USA

Mathew Davison (January 4, 1839 September 9, 1918) was a Michigan politician. He was born in Ireland. His Father was James Davison who was born in Scotland. In Matthew's death record his mother's name is not given but it does indicate she also was born in Scotland. He died of a prostatic abcess.

He arrived in Flint in 1868.

His first business was a clothing business. He was one the area's largest landowner, owning large amounts of farm land. He served as the long time cashier of the Union Trust and Savings Bank.

He was elected as the Mayor of the City of Flint in 1885 serving a 1-year term and was the 26th Mayor of Flint.

By 1916, Davison was chairman of the board of Union Trust and Savings Bank. At time of death he was a retired banker.

Children: Nellie Jeannette Davison, William Henry Davison, Arthur Mason Davison. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Hellen Marr Richmond Davison (1844 - 1913)*
 
 Children:
  Arthur Mason Davison (1870 - 1958)*
  Nellie Jeanette Davison Bridgman (1873 - 1908)*
  William H Davison (1879 - 1879)*
  Forest M Davison (1884 - 1884)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Flint
Genesee County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Christie Trapp
Originally Created by: Lori War
Record added: Aug 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29424013
Matthew Davison
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Matthew Davison
Added by: Lori War
 
Matthew Davison
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- Christie Trapp
 Added: Nov. 23, 2013

- CHall
 Added: Nov. 21, 2011
 
 
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