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Rowland Lucius Davis, American judge.

Background

Davis, Rowland Lucius was born on July 10, 1871 in Dryden, New York, United States. Son of Lucius and Harriet L. (Francis) Davis.

Education

Graduated from State Normal School, Cortland, New York, 1896. Bachelor of Laws, Cornell Univercity, 1897.

Career

Practiced law in Cortland, 1897-1915. Appointed justice Supreme Court of New York, 6th District, August 3, 1915, and elected, 2 terms, 1916-1941. Designated by governor to sit in the Appellate Division, 4th Department, Rochester, New York, 1921, to Appellate Division, 3d Department, Albany, 1927, to Appellate Division, 2d Department, Brooklyn, 1931, retired 1939.

Retired as justice of Supreme Court, 1941. President Cornell Law Association, 1931-1932.

Connections

Married Iva A. Yager, June 15, 1905. Children: Rowland L., Harriett Iva.

father:
Lucius Davis

mother:
Harriet L. (Francis) Davis

spouse:
Iva A. Yager

children:
Rowland L. Davis

Harriett Iva Davis