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Hayes-Davis ‘inherits’ position

The great-great-grandson of Jefferson Davis is now the director of Beauvoir, the last home of the president of the Confederacy. The Sun Herald reports Bertram Hayes-Davis accepted the keys to the Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library July 11.

Former acting director Richard Forte Sr. will continue as chairman of the combined boards of directors and trustees.

Hayes-Davis has represented Davis’ family at various functions over the years.

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