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Walter L Davis

Calvary Cemetery
Section 15, Block 15, Lot 100, Space NW

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Walter L. Davis was born in Petersburg, Virginia to Mr. and Mrs. William Davis. He was a graduate of Howard Law School. After graduation, he briefly practiced law in Alexandria, Virginia. In 1915, he established an office in Norfolk. When the United States entered World War I, he joined the army and attended the Infantry Central Officers Training School. After the war, he returned to his Norfolk law practice. His legal career in Norfolk spanned 48 years, and ended when he retired in 1962.  He was married to Lygretta B. Davis. They had one daughter, Annie Davis.

W. L. Davis Practiced Law In Norfolk 48 Years
New Journal and Guide (1921-2003); Oct 5, 1963;
ProQuest Historical Newspapers Norfolk Journal and Guide (1921-2003)
pg. B19

Neighborhood Club Hears W. L. Davis
New Journal and Guide (1921-2003); Apr 30, 1949;
ProQuest Historical Newspapers Norfolk Journal and Guide (1921-2003)
pg. C28

Biographical information provided by Norfolk Bureau of Cemeteries.

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Office hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

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Admission Cost: Free

Address: 1600 St. Julian Ave., Norfolk, VA 23504

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