Thomas Terry Davis
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 1st district
4 March 1797 – 3 March 1803
|Preceded by||Christopher Greenup|
|Succeeded by||Matthew Lyon|
|Member of Kentucky House of Representatives|
|Born||Thomas Terry Davis
|Died||November 1807 (aged 48–49)
Jeffersonville, Indiana, USA
Education and early career
Davis studied law and in 1789 was admitted to the Kentucky bar. He was a lawyer in private practice and was deputy attorney, Kentucky; he was first prosecuting attorney for district, Kentucky and was a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives from 1795 to 1797.
National political career
He was appointed United States judge of Indiana Territory Supreme Court on February 8, 1803 and was chancellor of Indiana Territory in 1806 and 1807. He presided over the treason trial of Davis Floyd during his tenure there.
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