John Davis

Personal

Birthday: 
9/16/1851
Birthplace: 
Newton, MA
Date of Death: 
5/5/1902
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Clerk, U.S. Department of State, 1870-1872
Private secretary, U.S. Agent J. C. Bancroft Davis, Joint High Commission, Geneva, Switzerland, 1872
Private secretary, Secretary of State Hamilton Fish, 1872-1873
Clerk, Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, 1874
Private practice, New York City and Washington, D.C., 1874-1881
Assistant counsel of the United States, French-American Claims Commission, 1881-1882
First assistant and acting secretary of state, 1882-1885

Education

Name of School: 
Heidelberg University, Germany
Name of School - Second: 
Frederick William University (now Humboldt University of Berlin)
Name of School - Third: 
University of Paris
Name of School - Fourth: 
Read law
Degree Year - Fourth: 
1874

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Court of Claims
Court Name: 

United States Court of Federal Claims

President Nominating: 
Chester A. Arthur
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
01/20/1885
Termination Date: 
5/5/1902
Termination Reason: 
Death
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