Portrait of Joseph Holmes Davis.
Joseph Holmes Davis (1883-1969) was born in Southport, NC. He was educated in the public schools of Wilmington, NC and attended Cape Fear Academy. Davis became Cashier of the Carolina Savings and Trust Company in 1905. He served as Director of the People Savings Bank and was elected its president in 1927. Davis was also a member of the Wilmington Light Infantry and attended the Church of the Covenant. He is buried in Oakdale Cemetery.
Fisher, R.H. Biographical Sketches of Wilmington Citizens. Wilmington: Wilmington Stamp and Printing Company, 1929.
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