Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

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

Notes on sources

Extended biography

Return to Helen Avalynne Gibson Tawes' introductory page

This web site is presented for reference purposes under the doctrine of fair use. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: The site may contain material from other sources which may be under copyright. Rights assessment, and full originating source citation, is the responsibility of the user.

Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!

© Copyright May 24, 2017Maryland State Archives