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THE Basic Information on the FOUR WIVES OF CLIFFORD SHIRLEY DOWDEY JR. AUTHOR

THE FOUR WIVES OF CLIFFORD SHIRLEY DOWDEY JR.  AUTHOR




  Name: Clifford Dowdey JR
 Born: January 23, 1904 Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA
Died: May 30, 1979 Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Katherine Wright Carrington 1st
               Helen Zane-Cetti Irwin 2st
                         Married: January 26, 1935 Sleepy Hollow, Westchester, New York, US
                EOM: Divorce
                Frances Gordon Wilson 3nd
                        Married: July 13, 1944 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
               EOM: Death Wife
               Carolyn Luke DeCamps 4rd
                Married: September 9, 1971 Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA
                EOM: Death of Husband
Parents:  Clifford Shirley Dowdey Sr.
                 Bessie Ethel Bowis
Occupation: America Author
Cause of Death: Dehydration
Age at Death: YRS: 75
Funeral:  L. T. Christian Funeral Home
Informant: Carolyn DeCamps Deceased Wife
Death Certificate #: 222-1681-79-015980
Birth Certificate #: 2281
Social Security #: Number: 228-44-6305; Issue State: Virginia; Issue Date: 1952
Findagrave.com # 15416182
Interment: Hollywood Cemetery, Section: L Lot: 89 Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA

Clifford Dowdey (1904–1979) was an American author of fiction and nonfiction dealing with the American South, Virginia and especially the Civil War era.


Date: Monday, June 4, 1979   Paper: Richmond Times Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia)   Page: 16  
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 1ST WIFE Katherine Wright Carrington  AKA BROADWAY ACTRESS KAY CARRINGTON

Name: Katherine Wright Carrington
AKA Kay Carrington
Born: June 11, 1906 South Orange, Essex, New Jersey, USA
Died:  May 2, 1953 Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Spouse: Clifford Shirley Dowdey 1st
               Arthur Schwartz 2nd
Parents: Raymond Wright Carrington, Miriam Gladys Howells
Occupation:  Musical Stage Actress
Cause of Death: Cerebral Hemorrhage
Date of Burial: May 5, 1953
Funeral: Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel
Age at Death: YRS: 43
Death Certificate #:
Findagrave.com
Interment: Death Record Pending


Married: 1929
1st Clifford Shirley Dowdey
EOM Divorce

Married: 1934
2nd Arthur Schwartz
EOM Death of Katherine
Issue: Johnathan Schwartz




New York Times  May 3, 1953



2ND WIFE Helen Zane-Cetti Irwin

Name: Helen Zane-Cetti Irwin
Born: September 17, 1907 Farmington, Grayson, Texas, USA
Died: March 5, 1989 Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
Spouse: Clifford Shirley Dowdey Jr. 1st
               Kenneth Proctor  Littauer 2nd
               Married: 21 Feb 1948
Parents: William Henry Irwin
                Emma Helen Zane-Cetti
Occupation:  LITERARY EDITOR
                        WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION
Cause of Death:
Date of Burial:
Age at Death: 81 years, 5 months, 21 days
Social Security #: Number: 119-22-0619; Issue State: New York; Issue Date: Before 1951
Death Certificate #: State File #: 07298
Informant:
Funeral:
FIndagrave.com
Interment: Death Record Pending

Married: January 26, 1935 Sleepy Hollow, Westchester, New York, USA
Dutch Reform Church, Westchester NY
1st Clifford Shirley Dowdey Jr.
No Issues:

Divorced:  June 7, 1944 Reno, Washoe, Nevada, USA

Married: 21 Feb 1948
2nd Kenneth Proctor Littauer
EOM: Death of Husband


Date: Monday, February 11, 1935   Paper: Richmond Times Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia)   Page: 4
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Marriage to Clifford Dowdey


Nevada State Journal Reno Nevada June 7, 1944 Page 12
Source:
https://www.newspapers.com/image/75302864/?terms=Helen%2BDowdey

Divorce Filed

Reno Gazette Journal
Divorce Granted
Source:
https://www.newspapers.com/image/147946826/?terms=Helen%2BDowdey



3rd Wife Frances Gordon Wilson
  
Name: Frances Gordon Wilson
Born: October 20, 1920 Henrico, Virginia, USA
Died: July 13, 1970 Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Clifford Shirley Dowdey Jr.
Parents: Wins Faulkner Wilson, Sarah Hodgkin
Occupation: Clinical Psychologist;
Cause of Death:  Acute Barbiturate Intoxication
Special Note: Death Ruled Suicide
Date of Burial: July 14, 1970
Age at Death: YRS: 49
College: Sweet Briar College 1939–1943 Sweet Briar, Amherst, Virginia, USA
Death Certificate #: 222-2569-70-020626
Funeral: L. T. Christian Funeral Home
Informant: Clifford Shirley Dowdey Jr. Deceased Husband
Findagrave.com 15494736
Interment: Hollywood Cemetery Section: L Lot: 89 Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA

Married: July 13, 1944 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
EOM: Death of Frances Gordon Wilson
Issues: Frances Patsy Dowdey
             Sarah Bowis Dowdey










4th Wife  Carolyn Luke DeCamps

Name: Carolyn Luke DeCamps
Born:  May 24, 1941 Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
Died: May 7, 2013 Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Clifford Shirley Dowdey Jr. 1st
               Gene Roland Dunaway 2nd
Parents:  William Luke Decamps, Jessie Woodrow Willoughby
Occupation: retired librarian
Cause of Death:
Age at Death: YRS: 71
Social Security #: SSN issued: Virginia (1961) 226-58-7496
Funeral:
Informant:
Interment:Record Information Pending


Married:  September 9, 1971 Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA
1st/3rd Clifford Shirley Dowdey
EOM: Death of Husband
NO Issues

Married: June 2, 1984 Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA
2nd  Gene Roland Dunaway
EOM: Divorce
Date: February 17, 1988 Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA
NO Issues



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