Senator Thompson Recognizes Leon Davis On His 100th Birthday

Antoine M Thompson

February 17, 2010

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, February 17, 2010
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Buffalo, NY- New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties), recognizes Mr. Leon Davis and wishes him a happy 100th birthday today, February 17, 2010.  Senator Thompson will be presenting Mr. Davis with a proclamation.

“It’s an honor to recognize a centurian such as Mr. Davis, he is an inspiration to all and testimony to healthy living,” stated Senator Thompson.

 Mr. Davis is a native Mississippian, is the only surviving sibling of seven sisters and one brother. He had five children with his late wife Margaret; Leon Davis Jr., Marjorie (Davis) Johnson, Howard Davis, Louvenia Davis and Jeffrey Murray.  Mr. Davis has nine grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and ten great-great-grandchildren.


Mr. Davis is a NY Yankees fan and still wakes up every morning at 5:00 am. When he was asked how it feels to be turning 100 years old, he said, “I’m glad to be here and I don’t have any pain in my body.”  He attests his longevity to plenty of rest and still cooking his own meals.


Who:               New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson

What:             Mr. Leon Davis’ 100th Birthday Celebration

Where:           Lutheran Church Home, 217 East Delavan Avenue − 14208 

When:             Wednesday, February 17, 2010, 6:00 PM