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James Davison (2004)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2004-06-20

Duration: 00:04:32

Subjects: Philanthropists | Davison, James E., Sr. | Business | Louisiana Tech University


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Foster, Murphy J., III Interviewee
  • Davison, Steve Interviewee
  • Breaux, John Interviewee
  • Reneau, Dan Interviewee
  • Davison, James Speaker


This segment from the 2004 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by James Davison accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Davison, a native of Ruston, is the owner of Davison Transport and the Squire Creek Country Club. He is also a philanthropist who has donated millions of dollars to his alma mater, Louisiana Tech University. The profile includes interviews with his friend, Murphy J. Foster, III, his son, Steve Davison, United States Senator John Breaux, and Dan Reneau, the president of Louisiana Tech University. Host: Beth Courtney