91st General Assembly

Rep. Dahlman (D. J.) Davis, a Democrat, represents Lafayette County (District 122) in the Missouri House of Representatives.

A retired high school principal at Odessa High School, Rep. Davis has worked in the education field for more than 30 years. He received the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals Silver Service award in 1991 for 25 years of work as a secondary principal. In addition he has received the Lafayette County Farm Bureau Friends of Agriculture award, and the Mighty MO 4-H Club Friends of 4-H award.

In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Davis is a member of the Masonic Lodge, the Scottish Rite, the Odessa Optimist Club, Odessa Rotary Club and the Christian Church. He has also been honored by the Missouri Association Friends of DECA and received the honorary Chapter Farmer FFA Degree.

Significant legislative accomplishments of Rep. Davis include telemarketing legislation passed in 2000, a law dealing with amusement ride safety in 1997, and legislation dealing with methamphetamine in 1998.

An alumnus of North Andrew High School in Rosendale, Rep. Davis graduated with a bachelor of science degree in secondary education from Northwest Missouri State University in 1962. He received his master's degree in secondary administration in 1970.

Born August 14, 1940, in Bolckow, Rep. Davis currently lives in Odessa.