Jimmie Davis

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James Houston Davis
47th Governor of Louisiana
From: May 9, 1944 – May 11, 1948
PredecessorSam Houston Jones
SuccessorEarl Long
Former Governor of Louisiana
From: May 10, 1960 – May 12, 1964
PredecessorClarence C. Aycock
SuccessorJohn McKeithen
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Party Democratic
Spouse(s) Alverna AdamsAnna Carter Gordon
Religion Baptist

James "Jimmie" Houston Davis (September 11, 1899 – November 5, 2000), was a famous gospel and popular music singer who served two non-consecutive terms as a Democratic governor of Louisiana, 1944 to 1948 and 1960 to 1964.

He was originally from Quitman near Jonesboro in Jackson Parish in north Louisiana.

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