Jim Davis (North Carolina politician)
|Member of the North Carolina Senate|
from the 50th district
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||John J. Snow, Jr.|
James Wayland Davis
January 7, 1947
|Residence||Franklin, North Carolina|
|Alma mater||M.S., D.D.S. Loma Linda University|
B.A. Southern Adventist University
James Wayland Davis (born January 7, 1947) is a Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly. He represents the Senate's fiftieth district, which includes Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon,and Swain counties.
Born in Lynchburg, Virginia, Davis earned his bachelor's degree from Southern Missionary College, now Southern Adventist University in 1969, and earned his DDS degree from Loma Linda University's School of Dentistry in 1974. In 1989, he graduated from Loma Linda with his MS in orthodontics.
Davis serves on the following committees: Appropriations on Department of Transportation (Co-Chairman), Finance, Healthcare, Judiciary, Transportation (Co-Chairman), Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on General Government (Chairman), Joint Legislative Committee on Governmental Operations, Joint Legislative Committee on Local Government (Chairman).
- "Sen. James (Jim) Wayland Davis". North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research. Retrieved April 18, 2014.
- Pig, Thunder (November 3, 2010). "Thunder Pig: Jim Davis Wins Close Race For NC Senate #50 Seat". Thunderpigblog.blogspot.com. Retrieved May 18, 2012.
- NC General Assembly webmasters. "North Carolina General Assembly - Senator Jim Davis (Republican, 2011-2012 Session)". Ncleg.net. Retrieved May 18, 2012.
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