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David Davis

David DavisBorn: 9-Mar-1815
Birthplace: Cecil County, MD
Died: 26-Jun-1886
Location of death: Bloomington, IL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Evergreen Cemetery, Bloomington, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Judge, Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Supreme Court Justice, Senator


[1] Formerly a Whig. He became a Republican in 1856.

Father: David Davis (physician, d. before Davis's birth)
Mother: Ann Mercer (d. 1851)
Wife: Sarah Woodruff Walker (m. 19-Oct-1838, d. 1879)
Wife: Adeline E. Burr (m. 14-Mar-1883)

    High School: New Ark Academy, Delaware
    University:
Kenyon College (1832)
    Law School: New Haven Law School (briefly)

    US Senator, Illinois (4-Mar-1877 to 3-Mar-1883)
    US Supreme Court Justice (10-Dec-1862 to 4-Mar-1877, resigned)
    Illinois State Official Judge, 8th Judicial Circuit (1848-62)
    Illinois State House of Representatives (1844-48)
    Illinois State Bar Association 1835


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