John M. Davis
Aged Man Is Dead
Col. Jno. M. Davis, Aged 92
Col. Jno. M. Davis, aged 92, died at the family home at Murfreesboro
Wednesday afternoon. Burial was had at Mt. Tabor Cemetery Thursday, under
the auspices of the Masonic Lodge. Col. Davis was a native of Pike County
and had been one of its foremost citizens for many years, being perhaps the
best known man in this section of the state. He has been a planter,
merchant, and politician, and all of which capacities he was very
successful. He was sheriff of Pike County for (a) number of years.
The Nashville News, Nashville, Arkansas, No. 87, December 6, 1919, page 1.
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