Danny K. Davis, U.S. Congress

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Daniel Kenyatta Davis

Current Location:: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Birthplace: Parkdale, Ashley County, Arkansas, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of H.D. Davis and Mazzie Lee Davis
Husband of Private
Father of Private and Private
Brother of Private; Private; Ceola Davis; Private; Private and 3 others

Occupation: U.S. Congressman
Managed by: Tamás Flinn Caldwell-Gilbert
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About Danny K. Davis, U.S. Congress


Danny K. Davis, a Representative from Illinois; born in Parkdale, Ashley County, Ark., September 6, 1941; graduated from Savage High School, 1957; B.A., Arkansas A.M. & N. College, 1961; M.S., Chicago State University, Chicago, Ill., 1968; Ph.D., Union Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1977; clerk, Chicago, Ill., Post Office, 1961-1965; teacher, Chicago, Ill., Public Schools, 1962-1968; executive director, Greater Lawndale Conservation Commission, 1969; director of training, Martin L. King Neighborhood Health Center, 1969-1971; executive director, Westside Health Center, 1975-1981; alderman, Chicago, Ill., city council, 1979-1990; commissioner, Cook County, Ill., board, 1990-1996; college professor; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States House of Representatives in 1984 and 1986; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-present).


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September 6, 1941
Parkdale, Ashley County, Arkansas, United States