Brinton B. Davis

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Brinton Beauregard Davis (January 23, 1862 – June 27, 1952)[1][2] was an architect in Kentucky. More than a dozen of his works are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Some of his works were covered in a study, "Buildings on the Western Kentucky University campus TR".[2][3][4]

Davis was born on January 23, 1862 in Natchez, Mississippi. His parents were Jacob Davis and Mary Davis née Gamble.[1]

In 1892, Davis began practicing as an architect in Paducah, Kentucky, but in 1902, he moved his practice to Louisville, where he stayed for the remainder of his career.[1]

Davis died on June 27, 1952 and was interred in Cave Hill Cemetery.[1]



  1. ^ a b c d e f Kleber, John E. (ed.) (2001). "Davis, Brinton Beauregard". The Encyclopedia of Louisville. Lexington, Kentucky: University Press of Kentucky. p. 239. ISBN 0-8131-2100-0. Retrieved April 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Brinton B. Davis Buildings on the Western Kentucky University Campus" (PDF). National Park Service.  (pages 8-16 and 8-17 of Warren County MRA)
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  4. ^ Kenneth T. Gibbs; Jayne C. Henderson & Lee D. Walker (September 21, 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination: Warren County Multiple Resource Area" (PDF).  (omitting section 8)