Helen Davis

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Helen Gordon Davis (December 25, 1926 – May 18, 2015) was an American drama teacher, actress, and politician.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Davis received her bachelor's degree in theatre from Brooklyn College. In 1948, Davis and her husband Gene Davis moved to Tampa, Florida. Davis taught high school drama and acted in community theatre. In 1975, Davis served in the Florida House of Representatives as a Democrat and then served in the Florida State Senate in 1989.[1][2]