A city of main California west of Sacramento. A branch of the University of California (established 1908) has arrived. Population: 61,000.
Davis, Benjamin Oliver 1877-1970. American cavalry officer who had been the first African-American basic in the U.S. Army (1940-1948). His boy Benjamin Oliver Davis, Jr. (1912-2002), ended up being the very first African-American general in the U.S. Air power (1954-1970).
Davis, Bette Originally Ruth Elizabeth Davis. 1908-1989. United states celebrity whom won an Academy Award for Dangerous (1935) and Jezebel (1938).
Davis, Dwight Filley 1879-1945. United states playing tennis player and donor (1900) regarding the Davis Cup for annual intercontinental staff playing tennis competitors.
Davis, Jefferson 1808-1889. American soldier and president associated with the Confederacy (1861-1865). He had been grabbed by Union soldiers in 1865 and imprisoned for two many years, and although he was indicted for treason (1866), he had been never ever prosecuted.
Davis, John See John Davys.
Davis, Miles Dewey, Jr. 1926-1991. United states jazz musician acclaimed for his cozy, frequently muted trumpet design.
Davis, Richard Harding 1864-1916. Us copywriter whoever brilliant protection of the Spanish-American, Boer, and Russo-Japanese conflicts set up him because the leading correspondent of his day.
Davis, Stuart 1894-1964. United states artist who often incorporated jazz tempos into his radiant canvases. In 1920s he was highly influenced by cubism.