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State senator

Francis B. DAVIS, American State Senator.


DAVIS, Francis B. was born on March 12, 1878 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Son of Benjamin H. and Cordelia (Porch) Davis.


Public Schools, Woodbury, New Jersey.


J. Secretary, New Jersey Senate, 1912, 1915-1917. President Judge, Gloucester Company Court of Common Pleas, 1917-1922. President, Gloucester Company Bar Association, 1921-1923.

Elected member New Jersey Senate from Gloucester Company, 1923. Re-elected, 1926, since 1929. Majority Leader of Senate, 1926.

President, same, 1927. Acting Governor, New Jersey, 1927. Acting Majority Leader, Senate, 1928.


Spouse Martha W. Westcott, March 28, 1913, Woodbury, N.