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William H Davis



Session Office Position District Party
1955-1956 21 Democrat
 Counties   Luzerne


1900 - 1955

Born, August 1, 1900, in Wilkes-Barre, the son of John and Janet Owen Davis, William H. Davis graduated from Coughlin High School, the LaSalle Extension University in accounting, and Temple University School of Commerce. He served as secretary and treasurer of the Merchants Warehousing Co. and president of the Wilkes-Barre Motor Car Co. He was deputy Luzerne County controller for 10 years and a veteran of WWI. A Mason and a member of numerous community organizations, Davis died in office December 5, 1955. He married Edna Morrissey of Wilkes-Barre.