Dwight F. Davis

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Dwight Filley Davis (July 5, 1879 - November 28, 1945) was an American tennis player and politician. He was the founder of the international tennis competition "Davis Cup".[1]

He served as United States Secretary of War from 1925 to 1929.[2]

Davis died at his home in Washington, D.C. on November 28, 1945, after a six-month illness.[3][4]

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