Biography of Dr. Francis F. Davis
Columbiana County, OH

Dr. Francis F. Davis, physician and surgeon of East Liverpool, who has practiced his profession for almost 30 years with honor and exceptional ability, is a veteran of the World War. He was born at New Sheffield, Pa., July 21, 1876, and is the son of James and Susan (Engle) Davis.

James Davis was a native of Moon Township, Beaver County, and his wife was born at Vanport, Pa. In early life he was a teacher and served as a member of the school board and as justice of the peace for 15 years. In later years and at the time of his death Mr. Davis was successfully engaged in farming. To Mr. and Mrs. Davis were born six children: Dr. J. Howard, died in 1922, and is buried in Riverview Cemetery, East Liverpool; Henry, lives at Ambridge, Pa.; Margaret, lives at East Liverpool; Anna, lives at East Liverpool; Blanche, married William Moore, lives at East Liverpool; and Francis F., the subject of this sketch.

Dr. Francis F. Davis was educated in the public schools of Beaver County, attended New Sheffield Academy, and in 1896 was graduated from the University of Medicine and Surgery at Cleveland. He has since been located at East Liverpool where he has an extensive practice.

Doctor Davis enlisted in the United States Army during the World War, on June 14, 1918, and served with the Medical Corps as a first lieutenant. He spent six months overseas with Mobile Hospital No. 103, and was discharged at Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Md., on May 20, 1919.

Doctor Davis was married to Miss MaBelle W. Williams, of Jamestown, N. Y., the daughter of Fred and Eva (Rogers) Williams, residents of that city, where he is connected with the Voting Machine Company of Jamestown. Dr. and Mrs. Davis have a son, Rogers Francis, born Oct. 19, 1916, who is a student at Horace Mann School, East Liverpool.

Politically Doctor Davis is a Republican, and he is identified with the Columbiana County Medical Society, the Ohio State Medical Association, and the American Medical Association. He also belongs to the American Legion.

History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926

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