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John Davis
Birth: Aug. 9, 1826
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 1, 1901
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

U.S. Congressman. He attended the Springfield Academy, Illinois College, engaged in agricultural and horticultural pursuits, then moved to Kansas in 1872 and located on a farm near Junction City. He was secretary of the Central Kansas Horticultural Society, elected president of the first distinctive farmersí convention held in Kansas in 1873, the president of the Grange convention in 1874 and became proprietor and editor of the Junction City Tribune in 1875. In 1891, he was elected as a Populist to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses, serving until 1895. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he devoted his time to literary work until his death at age 74. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Martha Powell Davis (1828 - 1900)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Buel Turner Davis (1852 - 1922)*
 
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Burial:
Topeka Cemetery
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 61 - Lot 44 - Space S1
 
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Record added: Jul 25, 2002
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