John Morgan Davis
|John Morgan Davis|
|Judge of the United States District Court for Eastern Pennsylvania|
January 7, 1964 – March 8, 1984
|Nominated by||Lyndon Johnson|
|Preceded by||Thomas Egan|
|Succeeded by||Edward N. Cahn|
|22nd Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania|
January 20, 1959 – January 15, 1963
|Preceded by||Roy Furman|
|Succeeded by||Raymond Shafer|
August 9, 1906|
Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, United States
|Died||March 8, 1984(aged 77)|
|Alma mater||University of Pennsylvania Law School|
John Morgan Davis (August 9, 1906 - March 8, 1984) was the 22nd Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania from 1959 to 1963.
Davis was born in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1929 a Bachelor of Science and graduated a Bachelor of Laws from University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1932.
Following his graduation Davis was in private practice until 1952.
Davis served as Judge in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas from 1952 to 1958.
Years in Office
Davis became Commonwealth Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania and served under David L. Lawrence for one term, 1959-1963.
Davis received a recess appointment to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania from Lyndon B. Johnson on January 7, 1964, to a seat vacated by Thomas C. Egan, was confirmed later that year, and served until his death.
- John Morgan Davis at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
- The Political Graveyard politicalgraveyard.com
Thomas C. Egan
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Edward N. Cahn
|Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania
|Party political offices|
|Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania