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John Staige Davis, American physician.


Davis, John Staige was born on September 13, 1900 in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. Son of John Staige and Volunnia (Staples) Davis.


Bachelor of Arts, University Virginia, 1921, Doctor of Medicine 1925. Student London School Tropical Medicine.


; children—John Staige IV, Camiile Ruth. Married second, Florence Roome, 1940 (deceased 1943). Married 3d, Margaret Diggins, November 1943 (division 1952).

Children—Paul Staige, Roslyn Staige, Elaine. Married 4th, Mary Benzell, January 19, 1954 (division November 1970). Married 5th, Tolly English Baruch, March 4, 1972.

1 stepson, Frank W. Clark. Intern St. Luke’s Hospital, New York City, 1925-1927, attending physician, 1931-1977, chief arthritis clinic, 1932-1970. Assistant resident Rockefeller Institute, New York City, 1927-1928.

Practice internal medicine, New York City, 1929-1977. Associate attending physician Bellevue Hospital, 1947-1977. Consultant physician Southampton-Midtown hospitals Chairman board Dathol Corporation Chairman medical section, director New York Board Trade.

Chairman health and safety council Manhattan chapter Boy Scouts American Trustee, vice president People to People Program United States of America.


Served to colonel Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1945. Fellow American College of Physicians, New York Academy of Medicine. Member Harvey Society, Association Military Surgeons United States, American Rheumatism Association, Military Order Foreign Wars, St. Hubert Society American (president), Raven Society, Navy League (vice president Montauk), Medical Strollers New York, Military Order World Wars, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Phi Rho Sigma.

Clubs: University, Touchdown, Adventurers.


Married Camile Ruth Cole, 1930 (divorced 1937).; married second, Florence Roome, 1940 (deceased.; married 3d, Margaret Diggins, November 1943 (divorced 1952).

; married 4th, Mary Benzell, January 19, 1954 (divorced November 1970). Children: John Staige IV, Camiile Ruth.

John Staige Davis

Volunnia (Staples) Davis

Camile Ruth Cole

Florence Roome

Margaret Diggins

Mary Benzell

John Staige IV Davis

Camiile Ruth Davis