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Davis, Henry Gassaway

Born: 1823 AD
Died: 1916 AD
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1823 – Born near Woodstock, Maryland, on the 16th of November.

1843 – He began to work for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad as a brakeman and conductor.

1865 – Elected a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates.

1871 – 1883 – Elected Senator from West Virginia.

1889 – He represented the U.S. at the Pan-American Conferences.

1901 -1916 – Acted as chairman of the permanent Pan American Railway Committee.

1901 – Once again he represented the U.S. at the Pan-American Conferences.

1904 – Became the Democratic nominee for Vice President on a ticket with Alton B. Parker.

1916 – He died in Washington, DC on the 11th of March at age 92.