Frederick Morgan Davenport (1866 - 1956)

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Birthplace: Salem,Essex,MA
Death: Died in Washington,DC
Managed by: Geoffrey Trowbridge
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About Frederick Morgan Davenport

Frederick Morgan Davenport (August 27, 1866 – December 26, 1956) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.


Davenport was born in Salem, Massachusetts. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 1889; and from Columbia University in 1905. He taught political science at Hamilton College from 1904 to 1929.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (36th D.) in 1909 and 1910. He ran on the Progressive ticket for Lieutenant Governor of New York at the New York state election, 1912; and for Governor of New York at the New York state election, 1914.

He was again a member of the State Senate (36th D.) from 1919 to 1924, sitting in the 142nd, 143rd, 144th, 145th, 146th and 147th New York State Legislatures; and was a delegate to the 1924 Republican National Convention.

He was elected as a Republican to the 69th, 70th, 71st and 72nd United States Congresses, holding office from March 4, 1925, to March 3, 1933.

He died on December 26, 1956, in Washington, D.C.

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Frederick M. Davenport's Timeline

August 27, 1866
January 2, 1899
Age 32
August 3, 1907
Age 40
December 26, 1956
Age 90