Davis, Garrett

Davis, Garrett

(1801–72) U.S. representative/senator; born in Mount Sterling, Ky. He served Kentucky in its legislature and at its constitutional convention. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives by a Whig majority he served from 1839–47. A renowned orator, he was sent to the U.S. Senate in 1861, where he served until his death. Although a supporter of the Union, he grew critical of Lincoln's policies and was elected to his second term as a Democrat.
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Wendy Bergamini, Jeremy Davis, Garrett Long, and Zachary Davis have made the rounds of the professional theaters in the environs of New York City.
Lucy Cardiel, Robert Carlson, Aaron Carter, Owen Catherwood, Erika Caves, Sara Challis, Jessica Cogley, Kelly Compton, Daniel Cook, Dereck Coutts, Amber Davis, Garrett Davis, Heidi Dellinger, Holly Dellinger, Sarah Dickison, Jolene Drake, Teresa Driskill, Erica Duffey, Kristina Edmunson, Codymarie Edwards, Olivia Etes, David Evans,