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Davis, Garrett, 1801-1872

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Personal name headingDavis, Garrett, 1801-1872
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Associated countryUnited States
LocatedParis (Ky.)
Birth date1801-09-10
Death date1872-09-22
Place of birthMount Sterling (Ky.)
Place of deathParis (Ky.)
AffiliationKentucky. General Assembly. House of Representatives
Whig Party (U.S.)
United States. Congress. House
United States. Congress. Senate
Profession or occupationLawyers Legislators
Found inHis Decision of constitutional questions, 1868: t.p. (Hon. Garrett Davis)
Biog. dir. of U.S. Congress, 1989 (Davis, Garrett,; representative and senator from Kentucky; Paris, Ky. lawyer; member state legislature; b. 9/10/1801; d. 9/22/1872)
NUC pre-1956 (Davis, Garrett, 1801-1872)
Kentucky encyclopedia, ©1992: pages 255-256 ("Garrett Davis", legislator, born in Mt. Sterling, Ky. Studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1823. Opened a law office in Paris, Ky. Served in the Kentucky House of Representatives from 1833-1838. Served in the U. S. House of Representatives as a Whig March 4, 1839 to March 3, 1847. Served in the state constitutional convention beginning in 1849. Served in the U. S. Senate in the seat vacated by John C. Breckinridge beginning December 10, 1861 until his death near Paris, Ky.)
Associated languageeng