"Joseph Graham" ""Gray"" "Davis, Jr." is an United States/American Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic politician who served as California's List of Governors of California/37th Governor of California/Governor from 1999 until being recall election/recalled in 2003. Prior to serving as Governor, Davis served as Chief of Staff to Governor Jerry Brown (1975–1981), a California State Assemblyman (1983–1987), California State Controller (1987–1995) and the List of Lieutenant Governors of California/44th Lieutenant Governor of California (1995–1999). Davis holds a Bachelor of Arts/B.A. in history from Stanford University and a Juris Doctor/J.D. from Columbia Law School. He was awarded a Bronze Star Medal/Bronze Star for his service as a Captain (OF-2)/Captain in the Vietnam War.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Gray Davis on Wikipedia.