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L.G. Davis Luke Davis
Full Name: Lewis Gardner "Luke" Davis
Date of birth: April 4, 1827
Date of death: July 10, 1892

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 11 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1) (2)   Democrat Pittsburg / Camp   Camp, Upshur

(1) Roster lists Davis as Independent. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Luke G. Davis, p. 252. Elected to the House as a Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Company B, 28th Battalion, Georgia Siege Artillery, 1st Lieutenant, Company K, 1st Georgia Regulars. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - L.G. Davis, Camp County, age 53, born circa 1827 in Georgia, farmer, wife M.J. Davis. FamilySearch. 1880
  • L.G. Davis, birth date 4/4/1827 in Twiggs County, Georgia, death date 7/10/1893, burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Camp County. Find a Grave.
  • DAVIS, LEWIS GARDNER (1827-1893). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. L.G. Davis, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
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