Roger Davis (Pennsylvania politician)

Roger Davis (October 2, 1762 – November 20, 1815) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Roger Davis
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1815
Preceded bySee below
Succeeded bySee below
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1811 – March 3, 1813
Preceded bySee below
Succeeded bySee below
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
In office
1809-1811
Personal details
Born(1762-10-02)October 2, 1762
Charlestown Village, Province of Pennsylvania, British America
DiedNovember 20, 1815(1815-11-20) (aged 53)
Charlestown Township, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic-Republican

Roger Davis was born in Charlestown Village in the Province of Pennsylvania. He studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and commenced practice about 1785 in Charlestown. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1809 to 1811.

Davis was elected as a Republican to the Twelfth and Thirteenth Congresses. He resumed the practice of medicine in Charlestown, where he died in 1815, and was interred in Great Valley Presbyterian Churchyard.

SourcesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Roger Davis (id: D000133)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district

1811–1813

alongside: John M. Hyneman and Joseph Lefever

Succeeded by
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district

1813–1815

1813–1814 alongside: Jonathan Roberts
1814–1815 alongside: Samuel Henderson

Succeeded by