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Amos Davis (August 15, 1794 – June 11, 1835) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Kentucky. He was born in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, where he completed preparatory studies. Later, he studied law and was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Mount Sterling, Kentucky. He also served as sheriff of Montgomery County, Kentucky.

Davis was a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1819, 1825, 1827 and 1828. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the Twentieth and Twenty-second Congresses but was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835). While he was a candidate for reelection, he died in Owingsville, Kentucky, while campaigning in 1835. He was buried in the City Cemetery, Mount Sterling, Kentucky. His brother, Garrett Davis, served as a member of the United States Senate.


  • United States Congress. "Amos Davis (id: D000092)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Albert G. Hawes
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 11th congressional district

1833 – 1835 (obsolete district)
Succeeded by
Richard French