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Lincoln Davis is the former U.S

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BirthdaySeptember 13, 1943
NationalityAmerican
FamousFormer U.s. Representative, Democrats, Leaders, Political Leaders
IdeologiesDemocrats
SpousesLynda Davis
Known asLincoln Edward Davis
Childrens Larissa Davis, Libby Davis, Lynn Davis
Universities
  • Tennessee Technological University
Founder / Co-Founder
  • Diversified Construction Co.
Birth PlacePall Mall
Political IdeologyDemocratic
ReligionBaptist
GenderMale
Sun SignVirgo
Born inPall Mall
Famous asFormer U.S. Representative

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Who is Lincoln Davis?

Lincoln Davis is a member of the Democratic Party in the United States of America and the former U.S. Representative for Tennessee's 4th congressional district. He also owns a construction business, ‘Diversified Construction Co’, and is one of the most successful and well-to-do businessmen in Pall Mall, Tennessee. He made headlines for his opposition of the Federal Marriage Amendment, a bill that created a lot of controversy in the United States with respect to gay marriage, divorce laws and adultery. He is also known for his opposition to the Wall Street bailout and cap-and-trade legislation. He worked hard to allocate more federal money towards the abandoned coal mines of Tennessee. He has supported the long-term care for senior citizens and has advocated new domestic violence legislations. He has made considerable contributions towards the creation of more economic opportunities and taken steps to implement homeland security safeguards. He has also advocated a balanced budget that takes care of the basic needs of the common people. This Democrat is anti-abortion, anti-gay rights and also anti-pro-gun rights.

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Childhood & Early Life

Lincoln Davis was born in Pall Mall, Tennessee and was raised in the rural part of Fentress Country, the coal mining region of the state.

In 1996, he graduated from the Tennessee Technological University with a degree in agriculture.

After his graduation, he worked as a soil scientist with the U.S. Department of agriculture.

Career

In 1978, he began his career in politics as the Mayor of Byrdstown, Tennessee, and during this period he was elected to the Tennessee House of Representatives.

In 1984, he ran the elections as a Democratic candidate for The 6th Congressional District of Tennessee but lost to Bart Gordon.

In 1994, he again contested the elections for the 4th district but yet again he lost to Jeff Whorley.

In 1996, he was elected to the Upper House of the Tennessee Senate, also known as the Tennessee General Assembly and served there for a period of two years.

From 1996, he served in the Tennessee General Assembly, and resigned in the November of 2002.

From 2005 to 2006, he was asked to work on the House Committee on Agriculture, House Committee on Science and the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

During his tenure in the Tennessee General Assembly, he supported pay scale rise for state employees and teachers and also introduced new domestic violence legislation.

He opposed issues related to abortion and also held a strong position on ‘gun control’.

On July 18, 2006, he brought the ‘Federal Marriage Amendment’ to the Floor of the House of Representatives and argued that the amendment had failed to address the critical problems in marriage law.

In the 2006 re-elections, he defeated the Republican candidate Ken Martin.

In 2008, he contested in the November General Elections and defeated Republican candidate Monty Lankford, after which he was appointed to the House Appropriations Committee and the Energy & Water Sub-committee.

In 2010, he exhibited great talent as a politician and was seen as a potential candidate for the post of the Governor of Tennessee.

He was unsuccessful at the election to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010.

In March 2012, he was denied the right to vote in Fentress Country on ‘Super Tuesday’, a primary election to the national conventions.

Awards & Achievements

He is the former president of the Tennessee State Jaycees.

Personal Life & Legacy

He is married to Lynda Compton Davis, an elementary school teacher, and the couple have three daughters.

He lives with his wife in Pall Mall, a small community in Fentress County, Tennessee, United States.

He owns a successful construction business called ‘Diversified Construction Co’. The company undertakes projects to build apartments and offices.

He is a Baptist and a member of the First Baptist Church Byrdstown.

He is also the former member of the Upper Cumberland Development District and the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency.

He runs a farm services agency and is a former United States Agriculture Department Official.

Trivia

This American politician once advocated an amendment in the Marriage Act that would make divorce illegal. The bill, however, was not passed.

This Democratic American politician from Tennessee believes that only democrats effectively keep up the commandments of the Lord.

This American Democratic politician has a degree in agriculture and is a practising farmer.

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Lincoln Davis biography timelines

  • // 13th Sep 1943
    Lincoln Davis was born in Pall Mall, Tennessee and was raised in the rural part of Fentress Country, the coal mining region of the state.
  • // 1966
    In 1996, he graduated from the Tennessee Technological University with a degree in agriculture.
  • // 1978
    In 1978, he began his career in politics as the Mayor of Byrdstown, Tennessee, and during this period he was elected to the Tennessee House of Representatives.
  • // 1984
    In 1984, he ran the elections as a Democratic candidate for The 6th Congressional District of Tennessee but lost to Bart Gordon.
  • // 1994
    In 1994, he again contested the elections for the 4th district but yet again he lost to Jeff Whorley.
  • // 1996
    In 1996, he was elected to the Upper House of the Tennessee Senate, also known as the Tennessee General Assembly and served there for a period of two years.
  • // 1996 To 2002
    From 1996, he served in the Tennessee General Assembly, and resigned in the November of 2002.
  • // 2005 To 2006
    From 2005 to 2006, he was asked to work on the House Committee on Agriculture, House Committee on Science and the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
  • // 2006
    In the 2006 re-elections, he defeated the Republican candidate Ken Martin.
  • // 18th Jul 2006
    On July 18, 2006, he brought the ‘Federal Marriage Amendment’ to the Floor of the House of Representatives and argued that the amendment had failed to address the critical problems in marriage law.
  • // 2008
    In 2008, he contested in the November General Elections and defeated Republican candidate Monty Lankford, after which he was appointed to the House Appropriations Committee and the Energy & Water Sub-committee.
  • // 2010
    In 2010, he exhibited great talent as a politician and was seen as a potential candidate for the post of the Governor of Tennessee.
  • // 2010
    He was unsuccessful at the election to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010.
  • // Mar 2012
    In March 2012, he was denied the right to vote in Fentress Country on ‘Super Tuesday’, a primary election to the national conventions.

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  • What is Lincoln Davis birthday?

    Lincoln Davis was born at 1943-09-13

  • Where is Lincoln Davis's birth place?

    Lincoln Davis was born in Pall Mall

  • What is Lincoln Davis nationalities?

    Lincoln Davis's nationalities is American

  • What is Lincoln Davis ideologies?

    Lincoln Davis's ideologies is Democrats

  • Who is Lincoln Davis spouses?

    Lincoln Davis's spouses is Lynda Davis

  • Who is Lincoln Davis childrens?

    Lincoln Davis's childrens is Larissa Davis, Libby Davis, Lynn Davis

  • What was Lincoln Davis universities?

    Lincoln Davis studied at Tennessee Technological University

  • Which company or organization was founded by Lincoln Davis?

    Lincoln Davis was the founder/co-founder of Diversified Construction Co.

  • What is Lincoln Davis's political ideology?

    Lincoln Davis's political ideology is Democratic

  • What is Lincoln Davis's religion?

    Lincoln Davis's religion is Baptist

  • What is Lincoln Davis's sun sign?

    Lincoln Davis is Virgo

  • How famous is Lincoln Davis?

    Lincoln Davis is famouse as Former U.S. Representative