Davenport, Paul Quentin

Birth Name Davenport, Paul Quentin
Birth Name Davenport, Paul
Gender male
Age at Death 80 years, 1 month, 18 days


Paul Davenport's BirthplaceTown of Achille, Oklahoma
Town Information
County: Bryan County Population: 506 (Year 2000 census) Housing Units: 213 (Year 2000 census) Area: 0.39 Square Miles Land area: 0.39 Square Miles Water area: 0.00 Square Miles
Paul Davenport
education - 2 years at Texas A&M
2 years at Oklahoma A&M (Now Oklahoma State) and degree in agriculture - graduated from college at 19 years of age
Served in the US Navy in both World War II and the Korean War
He was a radar guidance technician and instructor - joined the Navy as a private because he did not have 20/20
vision in both eyes (Due to red measles as a child) and they would not accept him in Officer's Training for that reason.
He reached the rank of Chief Petty Officer and served on the USS Boxer. He went over to Japan during the Korean War. During WWII he was statsioned in the Guam, Midway area.

In civilian life, he owned 165 acre farm in May Pearl (Ellis County) TX from 1945 to 1974 where he raised angus cows and planted cotton and maize crops. He also owned a 50 acre farm & homestead in Reagor Springs (Ellis County) TX from 1962 to 1972.
He taught school for the Texas Soil Conversation Service in the 40's and 50's. He went to work for General Electric as an electrical engineer in 1955. He worked for GE until 1968 then he returned to farming. In 1972 he moved to Lubbock TX. He taught school at Texas Tech University in the Electrical Engineering Lab until he retired with Parkinson's Disease @ 1980.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1919-06-07 Achille, Bryan, OK    
Death 1999-07-25 Dallas, TX    

Cause: Parkinson's Disease

Burial   Resthaven Cemetery, Lubbock, TX    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Davenport, Grover Thomas1885-08-031942-10-01
Mother Murray, Henrietta Louise1889-07-001920
    Sister     Davenport, Dorothy 1913 1985
    Sister     Davenport, Martha 1918-02-20 1918-03-02
         Davenport, Paul Quentin 1919-06-07 1999-07-25


Family of Davenport, Paul Quentin and James, Patricia Ranona(Pat)

Married Wife James, Patricia Ranona(Pat) ( * 1929-09-02 + 1992-04-14 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1946-02-09 Dallas, TX Marriage of Davenport, Paul Quentin and James, Patricia Ranona(Pat)  
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