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Walter Francis "Buddy" Davis (January 5, 1931 – November 17, 2020) was an American athlete. He won a gold medal in the high jump at the 1952 Summer Olympics. He later became a professional basketball player. He played for the Philadelphia Warriors between 1953 to 1958 and for the St. Louis Hawks in 1958.

Davis was born in Beaumont, Texas. He studied at Texas A&M University. Davis died on November 17, 2020 in Port Arthur, Texas at age 89.

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