Davis

biographical name Da·vis \ ˈdā-vəs \

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Dwight Filley 1879–1945 American statesman

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Elmer Holmes 1890–1958 American radio broadcaster and news commentator

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Harold Le*noir play \lə-ˈnȯr\ 1896–1960 American writer

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Jefferson 1808–1889 American statesman; president of Confederate states (1861–65)

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Raymond, Jr. 1914–2006 American astrophysicist

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geographical name Da·vis \ ˈdā-vəs \

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city in western California west of Sacramento population 65,622

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