Jeremiah Davis Photo

Jeremiah Davis

Born: Jun 12, 1826

Death: Sep 22, 1910

Birthplace: Hornellsville

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Jeremiah Davis

Date of Birth : Jun 12, 1826
Date of Death : Sep 22, 1910
Birth Place : Hornellsville

Jeremiah Davis was an American pioneer, politician, and farmer from New York. He achieved significant wealth in the California Gold Rush and invested his money in a large tract of land in Ogle County, Illinois. The town of Davis Junction there was named in his honor. Davis also served a term in the Illinois House of Representatives.


  • Politician
  • Farmer
  • Prospector
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