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Jimmie Davis

Jimmie DavisAKA James Houston Davis

Born: 11-Sep-1899
Birthplace: Beech Springs, LA
Died: 5-Nov-2000
Location of death: Baton Rouge, LA
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Remains: Buried, Jimmie Davis Tabernacle Cemetery, Jonesboro, LA

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer/Songwriter, Politician, Actor
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: You Are My Sunshine

Wife: Alverna Adams (d. 1967)
Son: Jimmie Davis, Jr.
Wife: Anna Carter Gordon (musician, m. 1967)

    High School: Beech Springs High School
    University: Soule Business College, New Orleans
    University: BS History, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA
    University: MS Psychology/Education, Louisiana State University, LA

    Governor of Louisiana (9-May-1944 to 11-May-1948)
    Governor of Louisiana (10-May-1960 to 12-May-1964)
    Louisiana State Official Louisiana Public Service Commission (1942-44)
    Jimmie Davis
    Grammy Hall of Fame Award, "You Are My Sunshine" (1999)
    Country Music Hall of Fame 1972
    Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame


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