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Dr. Oscar Davis Oscar Davis
Full Name: Oscar Davis
Date of birth: November 19, 1869
Date of death: May 25, 1921

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22 Jan 9, 1917 - Aug 19, 1918 35th (1)   Democrat Anderson / Grimes   Brazos, Grimes

(1) Oscar Davis resigned 8/19/1918. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary and photo, Dr. Oscar Davis, Vol. XVII, No. 3, July 1921, pp. 186-187. Texas State Journal of Medicine, 1905.
  • Other Resources
  • Listed in "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931," pp. 205-209. Includes Date, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. Early History of Grimes County, 1930. Early History of Grimes County
  • Dr. Oscar Davis, birth date 11/19/1869 in Georgia, death date 5/25/1921 in Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, physician. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Dr. Oscar Davis, birth date 11/19/1869, death date 5/25/1921, burial in Cistern Cemetery Cistern, Fayette County. Find a Grave.
  • "Dr. Oscar Davis Found Dead Here," 5/26/1921, p. 1. "Before serving as state health officer Dr. Davis was a member of the lower house of the state legislature representing Anderson County. He was appointed state health officer by Governor Hobby and was succeeded by Dr. C.W. Goddard." Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Dr. Oscar 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
    Common Carriers  
    Conflicting Extension Work  
    Juvenile Reforms  
    Public Health (Chair) 

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