D.S. Davenport

Douglas Samuel Davenport

Full Name: Douglas Samuel Davenport
Date of birth: October 12, 1890
Date of death: November 1969

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 78-2 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar

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House District 78-2
Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925
Legislatures: 38th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: San Antonio / Bexar
Counties in district: Bexar

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Other Resources

  • Douglas Samuel Davenport, birth date 10/12/1890 in Breckenridge, Texas, residence as of 1942 in Brentwood, Prince Georges County, Maryland, Washington Post proof reader, draft registration in Baltimore. Death date August 1969 in Broward County, Florida. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; Skinner/Paul/Hannan Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1900 - Douglass S. Davenport, Stephens County, age 10, born October 1890 in Texas, son of E.W. and N.M. Davenport.
    Census of 1910 - Douglas S. Davenport, Eastland County, age 20, born circa 1890 in Texas, editor/newspaper, wife Myrtle M.
    Census of 1920 - Leon S. Davenport, San Antonio, Bexar County, age 29, born circa 1891 in Texas, printer, spouse Myrtel M., daughter Dorothea.
    Census of 1930 - Douglas S. Davenport, San Antonio, Bexar County, age 39, born circa 1891 in Texas, proof reader/newspaper, wife Myrtle M. and daughters Dorothy and Catherine.
    Census of 1940 - Douglas Davenport, Washington, District of Columbia, age 49, born circa 1891 in Texas, residence in Fort Worth in 1935, printer/newspaper, spouse Mystee, daughter Katherine E.
    Douglas S. Davenport, birth date 10/12/1890, death date August 1969 in Broward County, Florida. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 Florida Death Index, 1877-1998 United States Social Security Death Index
  • Douglas Samuel Davenport, birth date 10/12/1890 in Breckenridge, Texas, residence in San Antonio, proof reader with Express Publishing Co. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • San Antonio - "D.S. Davenport, after spending a couple of months in the North Texas oil fields, is back in San Antonio working on the Daily Express." Typographical Journal, Volume LV, Number 1, July 1919, p. 61. Google Books.
  • Representative Douglas S. Davenport was a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Congress in 1924. "Strickland and Davenport Waiting on Each Other to Enter Congress Race," 4/14/1924, p. 16; "D.S. Davenport Wurzbach Rival," 6/3/1924, p. 1. San Antonio Express.
  • D.S. Davenport, birth date 10/12/1890 in Breckenridge, Stephens County. "Would Succeed Black: D.S. Davenport Announces His Candidacy for State Legislature," 5/26/1922, p. 28. San Antonio Light.
  • 38th Legislature (1923) - Douglas Samuel Davenport, postoffice San Antonio, nativity Texas, age 32 (born circa 1891), printer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


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38th R.S. - 1923
Constitutional Amendments  
Game and Fisheries  
Public Health  
Public Printing  

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