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Davis, John Wesley

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Born: 1799 AD
Died: 1859 AD, at 60 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

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1799 - Born on the 16th of April in New Holland, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

1835 - 1837 - Representative from Indiana.

1845 - 1847 - Served as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.

1848 - 1850 - He served as the U.S. Commissioner to China.

1853 - 1854 - Appointed to the office of Governor of the Oregon Territory by President Franklin Pierce.

1859 - He died on 22nd of August in Pennsylvania.


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