Davis Moulden's great-great-grandfather, J.B. Davis, started burying people in 1855, about six years before Kansas became a state, which makes Davis Funeral Chapel the oldest business still operating in the state or, at the very least, one of the oldest.
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James C. Davis served as mayor of Leavenworth and was known as "Big-Hearted Jim." Davis was one of the first instructors in Kansas of a class on embalming. He was also one of the first toh use a motor hearse in 1909.