Ira Davenport (politician)
He was a member of the New York State Senate (27th D.) from 1878 to 1881, sitting in the 101st, 102nd, 103rd and 104th New York State Legislatures. He was New York State Comptroller from 1882 to 1883, elected at the New York state election, 1881, but defeated for re-election at the New York state election, 1883, by Democrat Alfred C. Chapin.
He was buried at the Davenport Family Cemetery in Bath, N.Y.
The Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital in Bath, N.Y., was named after him.
He was the son-in-law of State Senator George H. Sharpe (1828–1900).
- United States Congress. "Ira Davenport (id: D000072)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Davenport at politicalgraveyard.com Political Graveyard
-  Obit in NYT on October 7, 1904
-  The Republican candidates, in NYT on September 24, 1885
|New York State Senate|
George B. Bradley
|New York State Senate
James W. Wadsworth
|New York State Comptroller
Alfred C. Chapin
|U.S. House of Representatives|
John Arnot, Jr.
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 29th congressional district