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D.S. Davenport Douglas Samuel Davenport
Full Name: Douglas Samuel Davenport
Date of birth: October 12, 1890
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 78-2 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Census of 1910 - Douglas S. Davenport, Justice Precinct 2, Eastland County, age 20, born circa 1890 in Texas, editor/newspaper, wife Myrtle M.
    Census of 1930 - Douglas S. Davenport, San Antonio, Bexar County, age 39, born circa 1891 in Texas, proof reader/newspaper, wife Myrtle M. and daughters Dorothy and Catherine. FamilySearch. 1910 1930
  • Douglas Samuel Davenport, birth date 10/12/1890, birthplace Breckenridge, Texas, residence in San Antonio, proof reader with Express Publishing Co. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • San Antonio - "D.S. Davenport, after spending a couple of months in the North Texas oil fields, is back in San Antonio working on the Daily Express." Typographical Journal, Volume LV, Number 1, July 1919, p. 61. Google Books.
  • Representative Douglas S. Davenport was a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Congress in 1924. "Strickland and Davenport Waiting on Each Other to Enter Congress Race," 4/14/1924, p. 16; "D.S. Davenport Wurzbach Rival," 6/3/1924, p. 1. San Antonio Express.
  • D.S. Davenport, birth date 10/12/1890 in Breckenridge, Stephens County. "Would Succeed Black: D.S. Davenport Announces His Candidacy for State Legislature," 5/26/1922, p. 28. San Antonio Light.
  • 38th Legislature (1923) - Douglas Samuel Davenport, postoffice San Antonio, nativity Texas, age 32 (born circa 1891), printer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. D.S. Davenport, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Public Health  
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