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John W. Davis

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Apr 13, 1873

John William Davis was born in Clarksburg

1892

John W. Davis graduated from Washington and Lee

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1895

John William Davis (originally from Clarksburg) graduated from law school at Washington and Lee

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1896

John William Davis began teaching law at Washington & Lee

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1897

John W. Davis left teaching to open his own practice

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Nov 07, 1899

John W. Davis was elected to the House of Delegates

Apr, 1911

John W. Davis began serving in Congress

1912

John W. Davis drafted provisions on the Clayton Anti-Trust Act

Aug 30, 1913

John W. Davis resigned from Congress to become solicitor general of the United States

1918

John W. Davis ended his time as solicitor general

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1921

John W. Davis resigned as ambassador to England

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1922

John W. Davis became president of the American Bar association

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1924

John W. Davis Democratic candidate for president

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1952

John W. Davis argued for the continuation of racial segregation in South Carolina before the U.S. Supreme Court Briggs v. Elliot, later Brown v. Board of Education

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Mar 24, 1955

John Davis died in Charleston, SC


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