Frederick M. Davenport

Frederick Morgan Davenport ( born August 27, 1866 in Salem, Massachusetts, † December 26, 1956 in Washington, DC ) was an American politician, sociologist and researcher Revival. He was professor of sociology at Hamilton College in Clinton, Oneida County, New York. His main work deals with revival movements, especially the revival in America.

From 1909 to 1911, from 1919 to 1925 he was in New York State Senator; In 1914, he ran unsuccessfully for governor. From 1925 to 1933 he represented as a Republican to the 33rd electoral district of the State of New York in the U.S. House of Representatives. After misguided re-election, he became president of the National Institute of Public Affairs in Washington, which he remained until 1949.


  • Primitive traits in religious revivals; a study in mental and social evolution. New York, Negro Universities Press [1968, c1905 ]. Thesis - Columbia University.