1878, Edgerton, MO
Johnson County, KS
Undertaker/ shop owner
Mayor of Dearborn, MO (mid 40s)
August 22, 1890,
January 10, 1984
Overland Park, Kansas
The first years Lucian and
Ethyl lived in Edgerton,
After a fire burned their residence
home they moved 1905 over to Dearborn, MO.
1898-1905 Operated a Funeral Home in
1905-1947 Operated a Funeral Home and a
little shop in Dearborn, MO
Both are buried at Camden Point, Platte
Gladys "Dee" Davis
16, 1914, Dearborn,
San Jose, California
Jeanette E Davis Bowlby
Born: February 16, 1907
Died: December 5, 1987
Not much about Jimīs first
two marriages was published.
He met his first wife Betty
Norman at the time he was working as a
salesman for the "Quaker State Oil Company".
They got married in Kansas
City. It was only a short lived time of
happiness. The couple got divorced after
Jim married his second wife
Jane Campbell in California as he was making
his first steps in the entertainment
Other than his first wife,
Jane was much younger than Jim. The second
marriage was even shorter than the first.
They got divorced after just
eight months and two days.
late eighties she work as Manager for
Amanda Blake (actress)
November 13, 1949 in Mexicali, Mexico
Jim met Blanche in the late 40s, at the club "Mocambo",
on the Sunset Strip.
They were both accompanied by another person, he was
there with a friend of Blanche.
After introducing each other, he asked
Blanche for her phone number while dancing.
They both met again and fell
After two short failed marriages, Jim finally found the
right woman in Blanche.
They were married for more than 30 years.
The couple has one child.
Tara Diane Davis
January 15, 1953
February 09, 1970,
was involved in a car crash and died of his injuries
1948 with a
new puppy 1981 with
his irish setter "Thor"