William Morris Davis

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(August 16, 1815 — August 5, 1891) William Morris Davis, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Keene Valley, Essex County, N.Y., August 16, 1815; moved to Pennsylvania and became a sugar refiner in Philadelphia; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1861-March 3, 1863); died in Keene Valley, N.Y., August 5, 1891; interment in Friends Fair Hill Burial Ground, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/D000143]

Member of Pennsylvania Delegation—The Road to Civil War.

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