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Davis, Joseph Graham Jr. (Gray)

Born: 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Lawyers, Politician


1942 - Born in New York City, on the 26th of December.

1961 - Graduated from a North Hollywood military academy, the Harvard School for Boys.

1964 - He earned a BA in history at Stanford University.

1967 - He then returned to New York to attend Columbia Law School.

1967 - 1969 - Entered active duty in the United States Army, serving in the Vietnam War.

1974 - 1981 - Served as the Chief of Staff to Governor Jerry Brown.

1983 - 1987 - Became California State Assemblyman.

1987 - 1995 - He was the California State Controller.

1995 - 1999 - Served as the Lieutenant Governor of California.

1999 - 2003 - Became the 37th Governor of California.

2002 - He was elected as Governor of California.

2003 - On 7th of October, he became the second governor to be recalled in American history.

       - Succeeded by Republican Arnold A. Schwarzenegger on 17th of November after the recall election.

2004 - He announced that he was joining the law firm of Loeb & Loeb.

2005 - In a CNN interview on the 5th of August, he noted that although he had been urged to run for Governor of California again by some Democrats , he had no interest in running.

2007 - He was appointed to the Board of Directors of animation company DiC Entertainment, as a non-executive.


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