David J. Davis
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|David J. Davis|
|13th Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania|
January 20, 1923 – January 18, 1927
|Preceded by||Edward Beidleman|
|Succeeded by||Arthur James|
David J. Davis (1870–1942) was the 13th Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania from 1923 to 1927.
Davis grew up in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He enlisted in the military in 1894 and was appointed as a first lieutenant during the Spanish–American War. He entered World War I as a lieutenant colonel and rose to prominence by serving on the staff of General John J. Pershing. After the war, he became one of the original directors of the American Legion. Following his service as lieutenant governor, Davis served for twenty years as the solicitor of Scranton and, from 1932 through 1935, he was the commander of the Pennsylvania National Guard.
| Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania
|Party political offices|
| Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania
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