DAVIS, WILLIAM WATSON, 1884-1960

Biography:

Historian; University professor.  Born February 12, 1884,  Pensacola, Fla. Parents–Mathew L. and Annie Laurie Lane Davis.  Married–Roxana Henderson, 1915. Children–one. Education– Mobile Military Academy; Alabama Polytechnic Institute, B.S. and M.S.; Columbia University, Ph.D., 1913. Taught at the University of Kansas, 1912-1954.  Died April 5, 1960.

Sources:

Encyclopedia of Southern History;  files at Alabama Public Library Service; ancestry.com.

Publication(s):

Ante-Bellum Southern Commercial Conventions. Montgomery, Ala.; s.n., 1905.

The Civil War and Reconstruction in Florida. New York; Columbia University Press, 1913.