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J. Millard Tawes

AKA John Millard Tawes

Born: 8-May-1894
Birthplace: Crisfield, MD
Died: 25-Jun-1979
Location of death: Crisfield, MD
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Sunny Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery, Crisfield, MD

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Maryland, 1959-67

[1] Immanuel Methodist Church, Crisfield, MD.

Father: James Tawes
Mother: Alice Byrd
Wife: Helen Avalynne Gibson (m. 25-Dec-1915, two children)
Son: Philip W. Tawes
Daughter: Mrs. William R. Wilson, Jr.

    High School: Wilmington Conference Academy, Dover, DE (1912)
    University: Sadlers, Bryant and Stratton Business College
    Administrator: Trustee, Wesley Junior College
Trustee, Dickinson College

    Treasurer of Maryland (1973-75)
    Maryland State Official Secretary, Dept. of Natural Resources
    Maryland State Official Chairman, Board of Natural Resources
    Governor of Maryland (1959-67)
    Maryland State Official Comptroller (1950-59)
    Maryland State Official State Banking Commission:(1947-50)
    Maryland State Official Comptroller (1939-47)
    Maryland State Official Clerk, Circuit Court of Somerset County (1930-38)
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Knights of Pythias
    Rotary International Crisfield

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