English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)
John Davis (1550?—1605) was one of the chief English navigators and explorers under Elizabeth I, especially in Polar regions.
John Davis (January 13, 1787 – April 19, 1854) was an American lawyer and politician.
John A. Davis is an American film producer and founder of Davis Entertainment. He is an outspoke advocacy for cerebral palsy research, as all three of his children, as well as his dog, suffer from the disease.
John Davis, born in Tennessee, was a founding member of the rock band, Superdrag. Davis' primary roles in the band were that of songwriter, singer and lead guitarist. By the time Superdrag was beginning work on their fourth full-length record, Davis was an alcoholic.
John Davis is the twelve-song album released by former Superdrag vocalist/guitarist John Davis.
John Sydney Davis (1817–30 September 1893) was an early pastoralist and MLC in colonial Western Australia.
Sir John Davis (1906-1993) was an English accountant and film executive.
Robert Searle (alias John Davis) was one of the earliest and most active of the English buccaneers on Jamaica. Nothing, to date, is known of his early life. The famous buccaneer chronicler, Esquemeling, states that Searle was â€œborn at Jamaica,â€ but this seems unlikely, since that island did not become an English dominion until 1655.
John Davis an American and seal hunter who claimed to have set foot on Antarctica on February 7, 1821. Historians dispute his claim.
John Henry Davis (born January 12 1921 – died July 13, 1984) was an Olympic weightlifter for the United States. He was self coached.
John Davis, American jurist (b. January 25, 1761, Plymouth, Massachusetts - d. January 14 1847, Boston, Massachusetts), first received a private education, then attended and graduated from the University of Harvard (1777 - 1781).
John Davis (August 7, 1788–April 1, 1878) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.
John Davis was an Australian sculptor and pioneer of Environmental art. An Australian exponent of Arte povera, he famously developed a new mode of Site-specific art at the Mildura Sculpture Triennial in the early 1970s. His most influential work, which was entitled Tree Piece, was made by encasing the trunks of several growing trees on the banks of the Murray River with, alternately, papier mache, mud, latex, coiled string, plastic cling wrap, and twigs bound together.
John Davis (1854 – August 19 1903) was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor.