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James Henry Davidson

James Henry Davidson, American congressman. member 55th to 62d Congresses, 1897-1913 (55th to 57th, 6th Dist.

Background

  • Davidson, James Henry was born on June 18, 1858 in Colchester, New York, United States. Son of James and Ann (Johnson) Davidson.

  • Education

    • Educated Walton (New York) Academy. Bachelor of Laws, Albany Law School, 1884.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1884. Practiced at Princeton, Wisconsin, 1887-1892, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, since 1892. District attorney, Green Lake Company, 1888.

      Chairman Republican Congressional Committee, 1890-1896. City attorney, Oshkosh, 1895-1897. Member 55th to 62d Congresses, 1897-1913 (55th to 57th, 6th District, 58th to 62d, 8th District).

      Reëlected to 65th Congress (1917-1919), 6th District Home: Oshkosh, Wis.

    Membership

    Member 55th to 62d Congresses, 1897-1913 (55th to 57th, 6th Dist.

    Connections

    • Married Niva T. Wilde, October 8, 1889.
    • father: James Davidson
    • mother: Ann (Johnson) Davidson
    • spouse: Niva T. Wilde
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    Born June 18, 1858
    Died August 6, 1918
    (aged 60)
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