Born in Pall Mall, Tennessee, Lincoln Davis is a husband, father, grandfather, small businessman, farmer, civic leader and public servant. His business experience includes owning Diversified Construction and Development Company. A business devoted to large tract Land Development, Utility Construction water sewer, Commercial and Residential building, Highway and Bridge work and Factory Buildings. He owned and operated a Building Supply and Hardware store involved with retail sales.
Davis worked with USDA after graduating from Tennessee Technological University, with a degree in Agronomy. He was a Soil Scientist and work as a Supervisor for the Farmers Home Administration.
He and his Brother own Davis Farms, a grassland and beef cattle farm.
Davis has been a small town Mayor, a State Representative, State Senator, and US Representative. As a public servant Davis was known for his accessibility, his hands-on common-sense, and pragmatic thinking. He used his independent Tennessee values as a guide while working on issues that affected Tennessee and America.
As a member of Congress, serving from 2003-2011, Davis was recognized as a tireless advocate for rural Americans. He Served on the House Appropriations Committee and Committee on Science and Technology during the 111th Congress. Davis also served on the House Transportation Committee, Committee on Agriculture, and the Committee on Financial Services during his tenure.
As a member of the Blue Dog Coalition, a group of fiscally conservative House Democrats Davis joined his Coalition members attempting to reigning in our National Debt and keep our National Defense strong.
He served as a advocate for working families, Veterans, where he was able to obtain five new VA clinics for his Congressional District, Small Business, Farmers and Seniors.
Lincoln, and his wife Lynda of 47 years, have Three Daughters and Five Grandchildren. They are Members of the First Baptist Church in Byrdstown, Tennessee.
Developments include, Factory Buildings, Shopping Centers, Apartment and Town-houses, and General Land Development.
Davis, has traveled extensively in the Middle East, Southern Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Meeting with National Political Leader and Business Leaders. Discussing world events including the necessity to defeat Terrorism, Encourage Trade, Address Climate Change, Assistance to Developing Countries and how we can Collectively make our world safer and more productive.
A supporter of International Trade, he is aware that Economic opportunity will be realized only by those who acknowledge that Global Markets and Global Competition drives the World Economy.