Davenport (surname)

Davenport is a surname, and may refer to:

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A

  • Abraham Davenport (1715–1789), American politician
  • Alan Garnett Davenport (1932–2009), Canadian wind engineer
  • Arthur Davenport (a.k.a. Chaka Fattah) (b. 1956), American politician

B

  • Bernard Davenport (b. c.1939), Irish ambassador
  • Bill Davenport (1906–2001), American footballer

C

D

  • Dean Davenport (1918–2000), USAAF pilot
  • Derrick Davenport (b. 1978), American male model
  • Dorothy Davenport (1895–1997), American actress, screenwriter and film director

E

F

  • Fanny Davenport (1850–1898), English-born American stage actress
  • Franklin Davenport (1755–1832), American politician
  • Frederick Davenport (1866–1956), American politician

G

H

I

  • Ian Davenport (b. 1960), English painter
  • Ira Davenport (politician) (1841–1904), American politician
  • Ira Davenport (athlete) (1887–1941), American athlete and football player

J

K

L

M

  • Marcia Davenport (1903–1996), American author and music critic
  • Marmaduke Davenport, pseudonym for British confidence trickster Alexander Day
  • Mike Davenport (b. 1968), American musician
  • Miriam Davenport (1915–1999), American painter and sculptor

N

P

R

S

T

  • Thomas Davenport (inventor) (1802–1851), blacksmith from Vermont, USA who was an inventor of DC electric motors
  • Thomas Davenport (congressman) (died 1838), U.S. representative from Virginia
  • Thomas H. Davenport (born 1954), American academic
  • Thomas Davenport, UK Member of Parliament
  • Tim Davenport (born 1961), founder of Mutant Pop Records

W

  • William Davenport (no dates), a Staffordshire pottery entrepreneur.
  • Wallace Davenport (1925–2004), American jazz trumpeter
  • Willie Davenport (1943–2002), American athlete
  • William Bromley-Davenport (1821-1884), British MP for Warwickshire North
  • William Bromley-Davenport (1862-1949), British soldier, footballer and Conservative politician
  • William Arthur Bromley-Davenport, High Sheriff of Cheshire and Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire since 1990
  • Wink Davenport, American former volleyball player

Brothers

See also

  • Davenport (disambiguation)
  • Bromley-Davenport
  • Davenport, fictional family from the British television soap Family Affairs

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