David Davis

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David Davis currently serves the 1st Congressional district of Tennessee

David Davis, a Republican, has represented the First Congressional District of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2007. (map) since 2007. He lost the 2008 primary election to Phil Roe.

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Born November 6, 1959, Davis earned his A.A.S. in respiratory therapy from California College in 1983 and his B.S. in organizational management from Milligan College in 1991. He is the president of Shared Health Services, Inc. He and his wife Joyce have two children.

Davis served as a Republican representative to Tennessee state legislature from the sixth district before running for Congress. While in the state legislature, he focused extensively on issues dealing with health care, and, most specifically, home healthcare. [1]

Congressional career

2006 election

In the 2006 congressional elections, Davis defeated Democrat Rick Trent to replace Rep. Bill Jenkins (R-Tenn.), who retired.

Money in politics

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Committees and Affiliations

More Background Data


Washington Office:
514 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
phone: 202-225-6356
fax: 202-225-5714
Web Email

District Office:
320 West Center Street
P.O Box 769
Kingsport, TN 37660
phone: 423-247-8161
fax: 423-247-1834

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Subcommittee on Contracting and Technology
Committees: House Committee on Education and Labor, House Committee on Education and Labor/Subcommittee on Health Employment Labor and Pensions, House Committee on Education and Labor/Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities, House Committee on Homeland Security, House Committee on Homeland Security/Subcommittee on Emergency Communications Preparedness and Response, House Committee on Small Business, House Committee on Small Business/Subcommittee on Contracting and Technology, House Committee on Small Business/Subcommittee on Rural and Urban Entrepreneurship
Congressional Career
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November 7, 2006
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January 3, 2007
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January 3, 2009
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U.S. House of Representatives, Tennessee General Assembly
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Date of Birth: November 6, 1959