Davis, George T. (George Thomas), 1810-1871

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Massachusetts lawyer and politician. George T. Davis graduated from Harvard in 1829, and in 1832 he began to practice law in Greenfield, Massachusetts. Davis was a Massachusetts state Senator from 1839 to 1840 and U.S. Congressman from 1851 to 1853. Davis was a friend of Dr. John Edwards Holbrook, physician and naturalist of Charleston, South Carolina, and his wife, Harriott Pinckney Rutledge Holbrook. The Holbrooks often spent their summers in Massachusetts, where they had many friends and relatives.

From the description of Letters to Harriott Pinckney Rutledge Holbrook, 1853-1854. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32144809

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Greenfield (Mass.)
South Carolina
United States
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Birth 1810-01-12

Death 1871

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