Advertisement

 Clifford Davis

Advertisement

Clifford Davis Famous memorial

Birth
Hazlehurst, Copiah County, Mississippi, USA
Death
8 Jun 1970 (aged 72)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Plot
Section 9
Memorial ID
7787053 View Source

U.S. Congressman. Born in Hazlehurst, Mississippi, he graduated from the law department of the University of Mississippi, in 1918, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Memphis, Tennessee. He was city judge of Memphis, (1923-27), plus vice mayor and commissioner of public safety of Memphis, (1928-40). In 1940, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Walter C. Chandler, reelected to the Seventy-seventh Congress and to the next eleven succeeding Congresses, serving until 1965. After his term, he practiced law in Washington, D.C., until his death at age 72.

U.S. Congressman. Born in Hazlehurst, Mississippi, he graduated from the law department of the University of Mississippi, in 1918, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Memphis, Tennessee. He was city judge of Memphis, (1923-27), plus vice mayor and commissioner of public safety of Memphis, (1928-40). In 1940, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Walter C. Chandler, reelected to the Seventy-seventh Congress and to the next eleven succeeding Congresses, serving until 1965. After his term, he practiced law in Washington, D.C., until his death at age 72.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


Family Members

Parents
Spouse
Siblings

Flowers

In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees

Advertisement

Advertisement

How famous was Clifford Davis?

Current rating:

36 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 22 Aug 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7787053
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7787053/clifford-davis: accessed ), memorial page for Clifford Davis (18 Nov 1897–8 Jun 1970), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7787053, citing Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.