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James Curran Davis

  • Birth 17 May 1895 Franklin, Heard County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 18 Dec 1981 Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Newnan, Coweta County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 7115107

U.S. Congressman. He attended Emory College, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1919 and commenced to practice law in Atlanta, Georgia. During World War I, he served as a Captain in the US Marines in the Judge Advocate General’s Department, Officers Reserve Corps. After the war, he was a member of the Georgia State House of Representatives (1924-28), attorney for the Georgia Department of Industrial Relations (1928-34) and judge of superior courts, Stone Mountain judicial circuit, (1934-47). In 1947, he was elected as a Democrat to the Eightieth Congress and to the next seven succeeding Congresses, serving until 1963. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law, was publisher of the Atlanta Times, (1964-65) and was on the board of directors, for Salem Campground and De Kalb Federal Savings and Loan Association.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 24 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7115107
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Curran Davis (17 May 1895–18 Dec 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7115107, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Coweta County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .