Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Davises in:
 • Oak Hill Cemetery
 • Newnan
 • Coweta County
 • Georgia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
James Curran Davis
Birth: May 17, 1895
Heard County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 18, 1981
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

U.S. Congressman. He attended Emory College, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1919 and commenced to practice law in Atlanta, Georgia. During World War I, he served as a Captain in the US Marines in the Judge Advocate General’s Department, Officers Reserve Corps. After the war, he was a member of the Georgia State House of Representatives (1924-28), attorney for the Georgia Department of Industrial Relations (1928-34) and judge of superior courts, Stone Mountain judicial circuit, (1934-47). In 1947, he was elected as a Democrat to the Eightieth Congress and to the next seven succeeding Congresses, serving until 1963. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law, was publisher of the Atlanta Times, (1964-65) and was on the board of directors, for Salem Campground and De Kalb Federal Savings and Loan Association. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Mary Lou Martin Davis (1905 - 1969)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Hill Cemetery
Coweta County
Georgia, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 24, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7115107
James Curran Davis
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
James Curran Davis
Added by: Evening Blues
James Curran Davis
Added by: Evening Blues
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: May. 17, 2014

- Lanie
 Added: Jul. 8, 2011

- Åke Frisk
 Added: Dec. 18, 2010
There are 25 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.1 after 19 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED