DAVIS, Warren Ransom



DAVIS, Warren Ransom, a Representative from South Carolina; born in Columbia, S.C., May 8, 1793; pursued preparatory studies; was graduated from South Carolina College (now the University of South Carolina) at Columbia in 1810; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1814 and practiced in Pendleton, S.C.; State solicitor of the western circuit 1818-1824; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twentieth and Twenty-first Congresses; reelected as a Nullifier to the Twenty-second through Twenty-fourth Congresses and served from March 4, 1827, until his death in Washington, D.C., on January 29, 1835, before the opening of the Twenty-fourth Congress; chairman, Committee on the Judiciary (Twenty-second Congress); interment in the Congressional Cemetery.

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External Research Collections

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division

Washington, DC
Papers: 1833, 1 item. Letter of Warren Ransom Davis, 1833.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Davis, Warren Ransom. Address of Warren R. Davis, of South Carolina, to his constituents. [Washington: N.p., 1829].

------. Speech of Warren R. Davis, of South Carolina, on the great pension bill. Washington: Printed by D. Green, 1832.

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