David Davis (Supreme Court justice)

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David Davis
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President pro tempore of the United States Senate
In office
October 13, 1881 – March 3, 1883
Preceded byThomas F. Bayard, Sr.
Succeeded byGeorge F. Edmunds
United States Senator
from Illinois
In office
March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1883
Preceded byJohn Logan
Succeeded byShelby Cullom
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
In office
October 17, 1862 – March 4, 1877
Nominated byAbraham Lincoln
Preceded byJohn Campbell
Succeeded byJohn Harlan
Personal details
Born(1815-03-09)March 9, 1815
Cecil County, Maryland, U.S.
DiedJune 26, 1886(1886-06-26) (aged 71)
Bloomington, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyWhig (Before 1854)
Republican (1854–1870)
Liberal Republican (1870–1872)
Independent (1872–1886)
Spouse(s)Sarah Woodruff Walker (1838–1879)
RelationsDavid Davis IV (great-grandson)
Children2
EducationKenyon College (BA)
Yale University (LLB)
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David Davis (March 9, 1815 – June 26, 1886) was an American politician and lawyer. He was the United States Senator from Illinois and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. He also was Abraham Lincoln's campaign manager at the 1860 Republican National Convention.

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