Chauncey Davis (politician)

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Chauncey Davis (March 15, 1812 – February 9, 1888) was a politician in the state of Michigan.

Biography[edit]

Davis was born on March 15, 1812 in Jefferson County, New York.[1] Eventually he moved to Kenosha, Wisconsin, later moving again to Muskegon, Michigan. He died on February 9, 1888.[2]

Career[edit]

Davis served as the first mayor of Muskegon in 1860.[3][dubious ]

Davis served as a member of the Michigan House of Representatives from 1861 to 1864.[2] He became mayor of Muskegon in 1870 and was reelected in 1872.[2] He was involved in the lumber business, and he became president of the Lumberman's National Bank when it was founded in 1873.[2]

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External links[edit]

Chauncey Davis at Find a Grave