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Name:Thomas Jefferson Davis
Affiliation:Class of 1867
Biography & Genealogy:Thomas Jefferson Davis, Class of 1867: Born- Feb. 17, 1847. Matriculated from Gloucester, VA. At VMI Sep. 1- Nov. 23, 1863 (dismissed for excessive demerits). Military Record: unofficial sources say he enlisted as a Private into the 5th Virginia Cavalry and served until the conclusion of the war; no official record of any post-VMI service found. Post War Career: Worked at the State Penitentiary in Richmond; became Superintendent of State Prison Farm 1900. Died- July 7, 1915 in Lassiter; buried at the Riverview Cemetery in Richmond.
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