Davis, Henry Gassaway
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.
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