J.P.M. Davis (?? - 1864) was the 6th Mayor of Oakland, California and began his term on March 7, 1860.  

He was chief of police from 1855-1859. This was an elected position at the time, then called "marshal," and he served just one term, after which he was elected Mayor.1

Davis is buried in Mountain View Cemetery.


  1. McArdle, Phil. Oakland Police Department. Arcadia Publishing: 2007.