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Boyce Ray Davis

Boyce Ray Davis, American lawyer, newspaper publisher. Bar: Arkansas 1974, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1974.

Background

  • Davis, Boyce Ray was born on May 29, 1938 in Lincoln, Arkansas, United States. Son of Oliver Ray and Beulah Faye (Tucker) Davis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Arkansas, 1964. Juris Doctor, University Arkansas, 1974.

    Career

    • Private practice, Lincoln, since 1974.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Arkansas 1974, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1974.

    Works

    • Columnist: The Wry Side, since 1985.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Mayor City of Lincoln, 1972-1974, city attorney, 1975-1978, 86-94. Member Lincoln Consolidated School Board, 1980-1990. Member delegate Constitutional Convention, Little Rock, 1969-1970.

    Member Arkansas Bar Association (executive council 1991-1993, house of deals 1990-1993), Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association (chairman legislation committee since 1978, political action trustee).

    Personality

    Interests

    Hunting, fishing, musician, reading, learning spanish.

    Connections

    • Married Joan E. Davis, March 4, 1960. Children: Scott F., Whitney L., Berkley Y.
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    • 1964
      University Arkansas
    • 1974
      University Arkansas
    • 1974
      Private practice
      Lincoln, Nebraska, United States