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Davis, Jeff, 1862-1913

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Personal name headingDavis, Jeff, 1862-1913
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Associated placeRussellville (Ark.) Pope County (Ark.)
Birth date1862-05-06
Death date1913-01-03
Place of birthLittle River County (Ark.)
Place of deathLittle Rock (Ark.)
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. Senate
Vanderbilt University
Profession or occupationGovernor Legislator Lawyer Attorney general
Found inNUCMC data from Clemson Univ. Lib. for Hartzog, H.S. Scrapbook, 1818-1971 (Governor Jeff Davis)
WWWA, 1897-1942 (Davis, Jeff, senator; b. Little River Co., Ark., May 6, 1862; s. Lewis W. and Mary D.; m. Ina McKenzie, 1882 (dec.); m. 2d Leila Carter, 1911; gov. Ark., 1900-1907; U.S. senator, 1907-1913; home: Little Rock, Ark.; d. Jan. 3, 1913)
Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress, viewed online, Aug. 18, 2017 (DAVIS, Jeff, (1862-1913); Senate Years of Service: 1907-1913; Party: Democrat; DAVIS, Jeff, a Senator from Arkansas; born near Richmond, Little River County, Ark., May 6, 1862; attended school in Russellville, Ark., and graduated from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., in 1884; studied law; admitted to the bar in Pope County, Ark., and commenced practice in Russellville, Ark.; prosecuting attorney of the fifth judicial district 1892-1896; attorney general of the State 1898-1900; Governor of Arkansas 1901-1906; continued the practice of law at Little Rock, Ark., in 1906; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1907, until his death in Little Rock, Ark., January 3, 1913; chairman, Committee on the Mississippi and its Tributaries (Sixty-second Congress); interment in Mount Holly Cemetery)