Erroll Davis

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Erroll B. Davis
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 24th district
In office
January 5, 1971 – November 30, 1972
Preceded by Theodore Johnson
Succeeded by Joseph Rhodes, Jr.
Personal details
Born (1944-08-05) August 5, 1944 (age 72)[1]
Pittsburgh, PA
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Elaine Davis
Residence Atlanta, GA
Alma mater Carnegie Mellon University

Erroll Brown Davis Jr. (born August 5, 1944) is an American administrator and businessman.

Previously, Davis served as the Superintendent of the Atlanta Public Schools school district in Atlanta, Georgia. He also served as the Chancellor of the University System of Georgia, where he was responsible for the state’s 35 public colleges and universities. He has also served as the Chairman of the Board at Alliant Energy Corporation and President/CEO of WPL Holdings, and a chairman of the Carnegie Mellon University board of trustees.

Davis is a former Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.[2]

From 1998 to 2010, he was a non-executive director of multinational oil company BP plc.[citation needed]

Davis currently serves as a member of the Board of Curators for the Georgia Historical Society.


  1. ^ Thomson Gale (2007). Contemporary Black biography. 57. Gale Research Inc. ISBN 9780787679293. Retrieved 2015-02-27. 
  2. ^ Cox, Harold. "House Members D". Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.