Archives of Maryland
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Helen Avalynne Gibson Tawes (1898-1989)
MSA SC 3520-2292
First Lady of Maryland, 1959-1967

[Picture of Helen Gibson Tawes]
Helen Avalynne Gibson Tawes by Stanislav Rembski
1961, Maryland Commission on Artistic Property
Maryland State Archives, MSA SC 1545-1217


Born:  October 9, 18981
Gibson Family Home:  Crisfield, Maryland2
Religious Affiliation:  Ashbury United Methodist Church, Crisfield3
Marriage:  December 25, 1915 to Governor J. Millard Tawes in Fruitland4
Children:  Philip W. and Jimmie Lee5
Died:  July 17, 19896
Burial Place:  Sunny Ridge Memorial Park, Crisfield, Maryland7

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