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  Davis, Jack
AffiliationTea Party  
<-  2011-03-15  
NameJack Davis
Buffalo, New York , United States
Website [Link]
Born 00, 1933 (83 years)
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifedRBH
Jun 24, 2011 12:09am
Tags Caucasian - Moderate-to-Conservative - Anti Environment - Anti-Affirmative Action - Government Reform - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Pro Marijuana Legalization - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Choice - Protectionist - Married - U.S. Coast Guard - U.S. Marine Corps - Straight -
InfoWith expertise in manufacturing that spans 40 years, Jack Davis is on a mission to save jobs, farms and industries from government policies that have moved many American jobs out of the country, while undermining the ability of American workers to compete with low-wage earners in other countries and decimating the American middle class.

Married with 6 children and 13 grandchildren, Jack grew up in western New York and graduated from Amherst Central High School and from the University of Buffalo with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering in 1955.

He spent time in the Marine Corp Reserves and served as a deck officer in the Coast Guard. He resigned from the Coast Guard Reserves as a Lieutenant in 1964. That year he founded the I Squared R Element Company Inc. which he still owns and manages. The company is located in Akron, New York and manufactures silicon carbide heating elements which are used in high temperature electric furnaces. It is now the only US owned plant making this product. He employs 75 western New Yorkers who earn on average wage of $25 per hour. His business is not for sale, is not outsourcing jobs, and is not importing heating elements. Eventually, he hopes to transfer ownership to his children.

In the 2004 election, Jack ran for Congress in New York State's 26th District. His number one issue was Save Jobs, Farms and Industries. He spent $1.2 million of his own money in the campaign. Starting his campaign with virtually no name recognition, Jack garnered an impressive 44% of the vote against a well-known incumbent.

The views he expressed during the campaign are as relevant today as they were in November 2004.

Jack invites your comments on the website message board or click on "contact Jack" to send an email.



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May 24, 2011 10:50pm General (Jack) Davis: You haven't seen the last of me  Article Andy 
Mar 15, 2011 08:00pm General Jack Davis' comments shock GOP leaders  Article COSDem 

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