DAVIS, Timothy, Congress, MA (1821-1888)


DAVIS, Timothy, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Gloucester, Mass., April 12, 1821; attended the public schools; served two years in a printing office; engaged in mercantile pursuits in Boston; member of the State house of representatives in 1870 and 1871; elected as the candidate of the American Party to the Thirty-fourth Congress and as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1859); delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1860; appointed assistant appraiser in the Boston customhouse in 1861; engaged in the prosecution of claims against the Government; died in Boston, Mass., on October 23, 1888; interment in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present