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Henry G. Davis

AKA Henry Gassaway Davis

Born: 16-Nov-1823
Birthplace: Woodstock, MD
Died: 11-Mar-1916
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Maplewood Cemetery, Elkins, WV

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Business
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from West Virginia, 1871-83

Father: Caleb Davis (merchant, b. 1792)
Mother: Louisa Warfield Brown
Brother: John B.
Sister: Elizabeth
Sister: Eliza Ann
Brother: Thomas Beall Davis
Brother: William R.
Wife: Katherine Ann Salome Bantz ("Kate", m. 1853, d. 10-Dec-1902)
Daughter: Hallie
Son: Henry (d. 1896 lost at sea)
Daughter: Kate (d. 1903)
Daughter: Grace
Son: John

    Pan American Railway Committee Chairman (1901-16)
    US Senator, West Virginia (4-Mar-1871 to 3-Mar-1883)
    West Virginia State Senate 10th (1867-71)
    West Virginia State House of Delegates (1865)
    Piedmont Savings Bank Founder (1858)
    H. G. Davis & Company Partner
    Baltimore Ohio Railroad Co. Brakeman, Conductor, Station Agent (1842-58)

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