Governor E.J. Davis

Governor E.J. Davis

Introduction

Edmund Jackson Davis (October 2, 1827 – February 24, 1883) was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician. He was a Southern Unionist and a general in the Union Army in the American Civil War. He also served for one term from 1870 to 1874 as the 14th Governor of Texas.

Portrait of Governor E.J. Davis
Figure 1. Governor Davis' Portrait at the Texas State Capitol
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