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Franklin P. Davis
Full Name: Franklin P. Davis
Date of birth: March 23, 1875
Date of death: August 9, 1946

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 15 Feb 26, 1918 - Jan 14, 1919 35th (1) (2)   Unknown Houston / Harris   Harris
(1) "House Fails to Act on Bill," 8/11/1917, p. 4. Dateline Austin, Tex., Aug. 10. "Representative Stanley Beard left tonight for Portsmouth, Va. where he is a lieutenant of marines. He vacates his seat in the Legislature. . ." Galveston Daily News.
(2) Franklin P. Davis, in special election 2/23/1918, sworn 2/26/1918, succeeded Stanley A. Beard, resigned after 3rd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • "Franklin P. Davis Dies at Houston," 8/11/1946, p. 15. Former state representative from Harris County, died 8/9/1946. Abilene Reporter-News.
  • "Funeral Rites for Ex-Solon," 8/12/1946, p. 2. Brownsville Herald.
  • Franklin P. Davis, birth date 3/23/1875 in Tennessee, death date 8/9/1946 in Houston, burial in Forest Park Cemetery, Houston. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Franklin P. Davis, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Municipal Corporations  
    Private Corporations  
     

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