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Arvin L. Davis, American judge. Bar: Indiana 1966, Michigan 1966, United States District Court Michigan 1967, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1971, United States Tax Court 1971, United States Supreme Court 1971.


Davis, Arvin L. was born on February 10, 1938 in Menominee, Michigan, United States. Son of Ferdie and Lillian (Lesson) Davis.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Western Michigan University, 1961. Juris Doctor, Indiana University, 1966.


Tax attorney Ernst & Ernst, Certified Public Accountants, Kalamazoo, 1966—1967. Sole practice, 1967—1974. Assistant prosecuting attorney County Kalamazoo, 1974—1981.

Judge 9th District Court, Kalamazoo, since 1982. Served to captain United States Army Reserve, 1961-1963.


Member of Michigan District Judges Association, American Judicature Society, American Judges Association, Michigan State Bar Association (chairman jurisprudence committee since 1981), Kalamazoo County Bar Association (board directors since 1982).


Married Leslie A. Heyward Davis, August 2, 1964. Children: Andrew J., Laura M.