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Jonathan McMillan Davis
Birth: Apr. 26, 1871
Bronson
Bourbon County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 1943
Fort Scott
Bourbon County
Kansas, USA

Kansas Governor. Educated at the University of Kansas and at the University of Nebraska, he entered politics serving as a member of the Kansas House of Representatives, (1900-08) and as a member of the Kansas State Senate in 1912. In 1922, he was elected as a Democratic, the 22nd Governor of Kansas, serving until 1925. While in office, he improved the road bill was authorized, taxes were cut, utilities were controlled, prohibition and women's suffrage were endorsed, increased funding was secured for veterans' pensions and banking procedures were limited. After an unsuccessful bid for reelection, he retired from public service. He died at age 72 following a lengthy illness. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Purdom Davis (1871 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  Infant Son Davis (____ - 1901)*
  Mary Frances McCormick (1899 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bronson Cemetery
Bronson
Bourbon County
Kansas, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 24, 2002
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Jonathan McMillan Davis
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Jonathan McMillan Davis
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Jonathan McMillan Davis
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