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John E. Davis

John E. DavisAKA John Edward Davis

Born: 18-Apr-1913
Birthplace: Goodrich, ND
Died: 12-May-1990
Location of death: Rancho Mirage, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Fairview Cemetery, Bismarck, ND

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of North Dakota, 1957-61

Military service: US Army (drafted, WWII, 134th Infantry, 1943-45)

Wife: Pauline Huntley (m. 1938, div. 1978, two sons, one daughter)
Son: John, Jr.
Son: Richard
Daughter: Kathleen
Wife: Marilyn R. Westlie (m. 1980)

    High School: Bismarck High School, Bismarck, ND (1931)
    University: BS Commerce, University of North Dakota (1935)

    Office of Civil Defense Director (1969-76)
    Governor of North Dakota (9-Jan-1957 to 4-Jan-1961)
    North Dakota State Senate (1953-57)
    Mayor McClusky, ND (1946-52)
    Beta Theta Pi Fraternity
    American Legion National Commander (1967-68)
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Traveled to the USSR Jul-1959

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