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James Henry Davidson

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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