John Clay DAVIES, Congress, NY (1920-2002)


DAVIES, John Clay, a Representative from New York; born in Albany, N.Y., May 1, 1920; attended Camden (N.Y.) High School; attended the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y.; editor of the Camden (N.Y.) Chronicle in 1940 and 1941; maintained publicity office in Albany 1941-1943; with public relations department, Westinghouse Electric Corp., in New York City 1943-1946; vice president of the Earle Ferris Co. Inc., in New York City 1946-1948; partner in public relations business, Utica, N.Y., 1948-1953; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first Congress (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1951); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eighty-second Congress in 1950; writer; public relations executive in San Juan, Puerto Rico; died on June 17, 2002, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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