Davis, James C. (James Curran), 1895-1981

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James Curran Davis (1895- ), Georgia House of Representatives (1925-1927), Superior Court Judge (1943-1947), U.S. House of Representatives (1947-1963).

From the description of James C. Davis oral history interview, 1977 Nov. 11. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38476434

James Curran Erskine Davis, attorney, judge, and legislator, was born May 17, 1895, in Franklin, Georgia, and died December 28, 1981, in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a state legislator from DeKalb County, Georgia (1924-1928), an attorney for the Georgia Department of Industrial Relations (1928-1831) and for DeKalb County (1931-1934), a Georgia Superior Court judge (1934-1946), and a Georgia representative to the United States Congress (1947-1963). Davis married Mary Lou Martin (1905-1969) in 1932, and was publisher (1964-1965) of the Atlanta Times, a conservative newspaper.

From the description of James C. Davis papers, 1919-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863121

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Goodwin, George,. Goodwin party oral history interview, 1977 July 25. Georgia State University
referencedIn Jacobs, Joseph, 1908-. Joseph Jacobs oral history interview, 1991 Aug. 16. Georgia State University
referencedIn Weltner, Charles Longstreet. Charles Longstreet Weltner oral history interviews, 1986 July 9 and 17. Georgia State University
referencedIn Menaboni, Athos, 1895-1990. Personal collection and mementos of Sara and Athos Menaboni, 1929-1990.
creatorOf Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010. James J. Kilpatrick papers [manuscript], 1925-1966 (bulk 1950-1966). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Georgia Government Documentation Project. The Belle of Ashby Street: Helen Douglas Mankin and Georgia politics oral history collection, 1977-1978. Georgia State University
referencedIn Moore, Ray,. Ray Moore oral history interview, 1987 June 18. Georgia State University
creatorOf Davis, James C. (James Curran), 1895-. James C. Davis oral history interview, 1977 Nov. 11. Georgia State University
referencedIn Rainey, Glenn W. (Glenn Weddington), 1907-1988,. Glen Rainey oral history interview, 1977 Nov. 8. Georgia State University
referencedIn Abram, Morris B.,. Morris B. Abram oral history interview, 1978 Jan. 4. Georgia State University
referencedIn Mackay, James A. (James Armstrong), 1919-. James A. Mackay oral history interview, 1986 Mar. 31. Georgia State University
referencedIn Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961, Papers, 1822, 1831, 1845, 1903-2007 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
referencedIn Lokey, Hamilton, 1910-1996,. Hamilton and Muriel Lokey oral history interview, 1989 Jan. 26. Georgia State University
creatorOf Davis, James C. (James Curran), 1895-1981. James C. Davis papers, 1919-1966. Emory University. Special Collections and Archives
Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith Abram, Morris B., person
associatedWith Bryan, Shepard, 1871-1970. person
associatedWith Democratic Party (Ga.) corporateBody
associatedWith Georgia Government Documentation Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- person
associatedWith Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010. person
associatedWith Lokey, Hamilton, 1910-1996, person
associatedWith Mackay, James A. (James Armstrong), 1919- person
associatedWith Mankin, Helen Douglas. person
correspondedWith Menaboni, Athos, 1895-1990. person
associatedWith Moore, Ray, person
associatedWith Rainey, Glenn W. (Glenn Weddington), 1907-1988, person
associatedWith Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961 person
associatedWith Spritzer, Lorraine Nelson, person
associatedWith United States. Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Veterans Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith Weltner, Charles Longstreet. person
associatedWith WLW-A (Television station : Atlanta, Ga.) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Buford Dam (Ga.)
United States
Sidney Lanier, Lake (Ga.)
DeKalb County (Ga.)
United States
Publishers and publishing
African Americans
American newspapers
Associations, institutions, etc.
Political campaigns
Military education
School facilities
Segregation in education


Birth 1895

Death 1981-12-28


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