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Jeff Davis

  • Birth 6 May 1862 Rocky Comfort, Little River County, Arkansas, USA
  • Death 3 Jan 1913 Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 10403

Arkansas Governor, U.S. Senator. He attended the University of Arkansas and studied law at Vanderbilt University and Cumberland University. He served as prosecuting attorney of the Fifth Judicial District of Arkansas, (1892-96) and was Arkansas Attorney General, (1898-1900). In 1900, he was elected the 20th Governor of Arkansas, serving until 1907 and was the first Arkansas Governor to serve more than two consecutive terms. After his term he was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1907 and served until his death at age 50.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 8 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10403
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jeff Davis (6 May 1862–3 Jan 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10403, citing Mount Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .