DAVIS, Roger, (1762 - 1815)


DAVIS, Roger, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Charlestown Village, Chester County, Pa., October 2, 1762; studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and commenced practice about 1785 in Charlestown; member of the State house of representatives 1809-1811; elected as a Republican to the Twelfth and Thirteenth Congresses (March 4, 1811-March 3, 1815); resumed the practice of medicine in Charlestown, where he died November 20, 1815; interment in Great Valley Presbyterian Churchyard.