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James J. Davis

AKA James John Davis

Born: 27-Oct-1873
Birthplace: Tredegar, Wales
Died: 22-Nov-1947
Location of death: Takoma Park, MD
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Union Dale Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of Labor, 1921-30

Father: David James Davis
Mother: Esther Ford Nichols
Wife: Jean Rodenbaugh (m. 26-Nov-1914, two sons, three daughters)
Son: James
Daughter: Jane
Daughter: Jean
Daughter: Joan
Son: Jewell

    University: Sharon Business College, Sharon, PA

    US Senator, Pennsylvania (1930-45)
    US Secretary of Labor (1921-30)
    Indiana State Official Recorder, Madison County, IN (1903-07)
    Indiana State Official City Clerk, Elmwood, IN (1898-1902)
    Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, and Tin Workers of America
    Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity
    Fraternal Order of Eagles
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Freemasonry
    Knights of Pythias
    Loyal Order of Moose 1906
    Oddfellows
    Shriners
    Veterans of Foreign Wars
    Woodmen of the World
    Naturalized US Citizen 1881

Author of books:
The Iron Puddler: My Life in the Rolling Mills and What Came of It (1922, memoir)
Selective Immigration (1926)
You and Your Job (1927, with John C. Wright)


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