Helen Canfield Davis

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Helen Canfield Davis and Frank Marshall Davis

Helen Canfield Davis - originally Helen Canfield Peck (1923-1998) was the second wife of Frank Marshall Davis.

Communist Party

Helen Canfield Davis, was a member of the Paul Robeson Club of the Communist Party USA, in Chicago and her 1947 Communist Party USA card number was 62109.

Marriage to Frank Marshall Davis

Davis and Canfield with first child, Hawaii

Davis' wife, Helen Canfield Davis was from Libertyville Illinois. She was white and 18 years younger than Davis. It was money from her trust fund, which came to her in the fall of 1948, which enabled the couple to move Hawaii.[1]

The couple married in 1946 and divorced in 1970.