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Blackstone Davis Blackstone Davis
Full Name: Blackstone H. Davis
Date of birth: September 28, 1835
Date of death: March 28, 1881

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 54 Nov 4, 1861 - Feb 24, 1862 9th (1)     Bastrop / Bastrop   Bastrop
H 56 Nov 7, 1859 - Feb 14, 1861 8th (2)     Bastrop / Bastrop   Bastrop
(1) David L. McNeill, sworn 2/2/1863, succeeded Blackstone H. Davis, resigned 2/24/1862. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) William M. Bryce, sworn 3/18/1861, succeeded Blackstone H. Davis, resigned 2/14/1861. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Birth date 9/23/1835. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Other Resources
  • Account of Blackstone H. Davis' death and Davis Family Cemetery, Jack Kern and Doug Davis, "One Square Acre … Family Graveyard … Reserved Forever," 8/20/2006. Allandale Reporter.
  • Blackstone H. Davis, birth date 9/28/1835 on grave marker, death date 3/28/1881, interment in George W. Davis Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Served in 8th Texas Legislature. Find a Grave.
  • Historical marker, Elvira T. Manor Davis House, Travis County, "she married Blackstone H. Davis whose family owned quarry, supplied stone for the 1853 Texas Capitol." Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Blackstone Davis, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Committee Informationtop
    9th R.S. - 1861
    Enrolled Bills  
    Printing  
    Public Lands (Chair) 
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Court of Claims  
    Military Affairs  
    Privileges and Elections  
     

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