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|President pro tempore of the United States Senate|
October 13, 1881 – March 3, 1883
|Preceded by||Thomas F. Bayard, Sr.|
|Succeeded by||George F. Edmunds|
|United States Senator
March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1883
|Preceded by||John Logan|
|Succeeded by||Shelby Cullom|
|Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States|
October 17, 1862 – March 4, 1877
|Nominated by||Abraham Lincoln|
|Preceded by||John Campbell|
|Succeeded by||John Harlan|
March 9, 1815|
Cecil County, Maryland, U.S.
|Died||June 26, 1886
Bloomington, Illinois, U.S.
|Political party||Whig (Before 1854)
Liberal Republican (1870–1872)
|Spouse(s)||Sarah Woodruff Walker (1838–1879)|
|Relations||David Davis IV (great-grandson)|
|Education||Kenyon College (BA)
Yale University (LLB)
David Davis (March 9, 1815 – June 26, 1886) was an American politician and lawyer. He was the United States Senator from Illinois and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. He also was Abraham Lincoln's campaign manager at the 1860 Republican National Convention.
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Robert Cooper Grier (left) and Davis, associate justices of the United States Supreme Court, both from the state of Illinois. Photo taken by Mathew Brady between 1862-1870
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