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Davis Elkins
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Sex:M
Age:82
Birth Date:January 24, 1876
Astrology Sign:Aquarius
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Died Date:January 5, 1959
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Occupation:US Politician

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DAVIS ELKINS
Davis Elkins

Biography:Davis Elkins (January 24, 1876 - January 5, 1959) was a United States Senator from West Virginia. Born in Washington, D.C., he attended the Lawrenceville School, Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts and Harvard University. During the Spanish-American War he enlisted as a private in the First West Virginia Volunteer Infantry, becoming assistant adjutant general in 1898.

Elkins was an industrialist with interests in railroads, banking, utilities, and coal mining; he was appointed as a Republican to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of his father, Stephen B. Elkins, and served from January 9 to January 31, 1911, when a successor was elected. During the First World War he served in the United States Army in France, 1917-1918. He was then elected to the U.S. Senate and served from March 4, 1919, to March 3, 1925; he was not a candidate for renomination in 1924. While in the Senate he was chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Commerce (Sixty-sixth Congress).

From 1936 to 1956 he was owner of the Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Company. Davis Elkins died in Richmond, Virginia in 1959; interment was in Maplewood Cemetery, Elkins, West Virginia.

Davis Elkins was a son of Stephen Benton Elkins and a grandson of Henry Gassaway Davis, both U.S. Senators from West Virginia.


Personality and Character Cards:
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Davis Elkins's Personality Tarot Card Justice - Personality Card

Birthday: January 24, 1876

Balance, wisdom and a need for rational, logical solutions.

Davis Elkins's Character Tarot Card The High Priestess - Character Card

Birthday: January 24, 1876

Wisdom, secrets to be revealed, and the development of intuition.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Davis Elkins's Growth Tarot Card The Chariot

Birthday: January 24, 2016

A struggle or conflict, yet strong potential for triumph over adversity.

 

 

 

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