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Name:Micajah Preston Davis
Affiliation:Class of 1875
Biography & Genealogy:Micajah Preston Davis, Class of 1875: Born- Apr. 21, 1855 in Lynchburg, Va. Father- George Dixon Davis; Mother- Anne Willis. (Younger brother of Thomas Dixon Davis, Class of 1867). Pat. Grandfather- Thomas Davis; Pat. Grandmother- Rachel Dixon. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Married- Maud Mathews, daughter of John D. Mathews. Children- (One son) Micajah Frederick Davis. Entered VMI- Sept. 1, 1870; Graduated July 2, 1875 standing 25 in a class of 45. Career- Merchant; Insurance Agent. Died- Nov. 28, 1925 after a four day illness, in Lynchburg, Va.