Thomas G. Davidson

Thomas Green Davidson ( born August 3, 1805 in Coles Creek, Jefferson County, Mississippi, † September 11, 1883 in Springfield, Louisiana ) was an American politician. Between 1855 and 1861 he represented the state of Louisiana in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Thomas Davidson first attended the primary school. After a subsequent study of law and qualifying as a lawyer, he started in Greensburg (Louisiana ) to work in his new profession. He also was employed by the Federal Cadastral Office ( Land Office ). Politically, Davidson was a member of the Democratic Party. Between 1833 and 1846 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Louisiana. In 1855 he was chairman of the regional democratic party convention in Louisiana.

In the congressional elections of 1854 Davidson was in the third electoral district of Louisiana in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of John Perkins on March 4, 1855. After two re- election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1861 three legislative periods. These were shaped by the events and discussions that preceded the Civil War. Between 1874 and 1878, and between 1880 and 1883 Thomas Davidson was again a deputy in the House of Representatives from Louisiana. He died on September 11, 1883 in Springfield and was also buried there.