Frank Marshall Davis

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Birthday
31, 1905
Birthplace
Kansas
Death Date
Jul 26, 1987 (81)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
31, 1905
Birthplace
Kansas
Death Date
Jul 26, 1987 (81)

About

American journalist, poet, and political activist known for his work in race relations and the labour movement.

Before Fame

He studied industrial journalism at Kansas State Agricultural College, where he also gained an interest in poetry.

Trivia

He was a member of a number of groups dedicated to equal rights, including the Civil Rights Congress, and the Chicago Civil Liberties Committee.

Family Life

He was married to Thelma Boyd for thirteen years and Helen Canfield for twenty four years. He had five children, one son and four daughters.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of the author Richard Wright.