Edith Luckett Davis

Edith Luckett Davis

Born Jul 16, 1888

Edith Luckett Davis was a film and Broadway stage actress in the 1910s and 1920s, and was the mother of Nancy Reagan, wife of U.S. President Ronald Reagan and First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989.

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1888 Birth Born on July 16, 1888.


1916 27 Years Old Luckett married Kenneth Robbins of Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1916. … Read More


1928 39 Years Old Her last acting role was in 1928, with Walter Huston and Kay Francis in Elmer the Great.


1929 40 Years Old While on a voyage to England in 1929, Luckett met Loyal Davis, a pioneering Chicago neurosurgeon. The two were married on May 21, 1929 and moved to Chicago with Nancy. … Read More
1938 49 Years Old Edith Davis gave up her acting career to become a housewife. She became heavily involved in community and charity work; she organized the gift shop and served on the board at Passavant Hospital and worked with the Women's Division of the Chicago Charity Fund, eventually becoming chairwoman in serving in that position from 1938 to 1963. … Read More


1963 75 Years Old Upon her husband's retirement as Chief of Surgery in 1963, the couple moved to Phoenix, Arizona, where she volunteered time to healthcare organizations, including the United Cerebral Palsy Crusade. … Read More
1982 94 Years Old Dr. Loyal Davis died in 1982 of congestive heart failure. … Read More
1987 99 Years Old She herself died on October 27, 1987, aged 99, from a stroke. … Read More
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