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View of John W. Davis being congratulated.  Shauer committee is back group.
On Davis porch or yard in vineyard.  Left to right- Mrs. James Jackson, Mrs. John W. Davis, and unidentified.
Senator Thomas J. Walsh delivering a speech for West Virginia democratic presidential nominee John W. Davis in Clarksburg, West Virginia.
View of townspeople greeting Davis in his front yard after his arrival.
John W. Davis age 14 - at Pantops
DAVIS, John William, (son of John James Davis), a Representative from West Virginia; born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W. Va., April 13, 1873; attended various private schools; was graduated from the literary department of Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va., in 1892; taught school; reentered the university and was graduated from its law department in 1895; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Clarksburg, W. Va.; professor of law at Washington and Lee University in 1896 and 1897; resumed the practice of law in Clarksburg, W. Va., in 1897; member of the State house of delegates in 1899; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1904; president of the West Virginia Bar Association in 1906; appointed a member of the West Virginia Commission on Uniform State Laws in 1909; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses and served from March 4, 1911, to August 29, 1913, when he resigned; one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1912 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against Robert W. Archbald, judge of the United States Commerce Court; Solicitor General of the United States 1913-1918; appointed Ambassador to the Court of St. James and served from November 21, 1918, to March 31, 1921; member of the American delegation for conference with Germany on the treatment and exchange of prisoners of war, held in Berne, Switzerland, in September 1918; honorary bencher of the Middle Temple, London, England; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for President of the United States in 1924; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1932; was a resident of Nassau County, N.Y., and practiced law in New York City until his death; died in Charleston, S.C., March 24, 1955; interment in Locust Valley Cemetery, Glen Cove, Long Island, N.Y.
John W. Davis after services at Central Presbyterian Church, Sunday August 10th, 1924.
Group gathered around Davis in front of the pillars and entrance to the Clarksburg Elks Club.
John W. Davis standing outside to the right of another man smoking a pipe.
At about 5 years old.
Davis exiting after arguing the Youngstown Steel Case.
Trip to Oxford.
Graduate from W. & L.
Standing in the center.
Standing to the left.
Inscription: "With the warmest regards of you, sincerely, John W. Davis."
John W. Davis, U.S. Representative, D-W.Va. 1911-1913; Solicitor Gen., 1913-1918; Ambassador to Great Britain, 1918-21; Democratic Candidate for President, 1924.
This may be a staged prank birthday party for Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
Taken while he attended Washington and Lee University, Lexington Va. Inscription on back: Yours fraternally, Phi Kappa Psi, John W. Davis, Clarksburg, W. Va.
Ambassador John W. Davis, Winston Churchill, unidentified, Nell Davis
Left to Right: President John H. Finley; Ambassador Davis; Mrs. Davis; her Pastor; Dr. Fleming; Dr. MacLean (director).