|Born||in Gonzales, Texas, USA|
|Died||in San Antonio, Texas, USA|
|Birth Name||Myra Lillian Davis|
Mini Bio (1)
Myra Davis Hemmings was a schoolteacher in the San Antonio public school system for over fifty years; she was also active in the African-American community, particularly in amateur theatrics. She and her husband John formed the Hemmings Players, a group of amateur actors who put on plays and other performances in and about San Antonio. Mrs. Hemmings, a 1913 graduate of Howard University in Washington, D.C., also earned a master's degree in speech from Northwestern in 1947. She is best known in some circles as one of the founders of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority; her personal papers are on deposit in the archives of the library of University of Texas - San Antonio.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jane Margaret Laight
|John W. Hemmings||(1922 - ?) (his death)|