Born: 9/11/1899 in Beech Springs, Louisiana, USA
Cause of death: natural causes
Full name: James Houston Davis
Noted For: country and country gospel singer/songwriter; hits include "You Are My Sunshine" (1940) and "Suppertime". Elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame (1971). Politician, governor of Louisiana (1940-44, 60-64). Some sources list his DOB as 9/11/1902.
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