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James J. Davis

AKA James John Davis

Born: 27-Oct-1873
Birthplace: Tredegar, Wales
Died: 22-Nov-1947
Location of death: Takoma Park, MD
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Union Dale Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of Labor, 1921-30

Father: David James Davis
Mother: Esther Ford Nichols
Wife: Jean Rodenbaugh (m. 26-Nov-1914, two sons, three daughters)
Son: James
Daughter: Jane
Daughter: Jean
Daughter: Joan
Son: Jewell

    University: Sharon Business College, Sharon, PA

    US Senator, Pennsylvania (1930-45)
    US Secretary of Labor (1921-30)
    Indiana State Official Recorder, Madison County, IN (1903-07)
    Indiana State Official City Clerk, Elmwood, IN (1898-1902)
    Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, and Tin Workers of America
    Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity
    Fraternal Order of Eagles
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Knights of Pythias
    Loyal Order of Moose 1906
    Veterans of Foreign Wars
    Woodmen of the World
    Naturalized US Citizen 1881

Author of books:
The Iron Puddler: My Life in the Rolling Mills and What Came of It (1922, memoir)
Selective Immigration (1926)
You and Your Job (1927, with John C. Wright)

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