John Davidson (politician)

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John A. Davidson
Member of the Illinois Senate
from the 50th district
In office
1973 – 1993[1]
Preceded by Robert W. McCarthy[2]
Succeeded by Karen Hasara[3]
Personal details
Born (1924-08-31)August 31, 1924
West Point, Mississippi
Died August 21, 2012(2012-08-21) (aged 87)
Springfield, Illinois
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Shirley
Residence Springfield, Illinois
Profession Chiropractic physician
Military service
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service 1943-1946[4]
Unit Navy Air Corp
Battles/wars World War II

John Davidson (August 31, 1924 – August 21, 2012) was an American politician.

Born in West Point, Mississippi, Davidson graduated from Petersburg, Illinois High School. Davidson served in the Illinois Senate 1973-1993. He served in the United States Navy Air Corp during World War II and was a chiropractor. He served on the Sangamon County, Illinois Board and was chairman of the board prior to being elected to the Illinois Senate. He died in Springfield, Illinois.[5]