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Elvera ""Baby Sanchez"" Davis
Birth: Sep. 1, 1905
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 2000
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Vaudeville Entertainer, Tap Dancer and Actress. Mother of Sammy Davis Jr. (1925-1990). Wife of Sammy Davis Sr. (1900-1988). Began performing at age 16 in the chorus line at the Lafayette Theater in Harlem. She worked into the early 1940s, dancing for six years in the chorus line at the Apollo Theatre. She did act but made only one movie with her son, 1966's "A Man Called Adam." She served as advisor to the New York Committee to Celebrate National Tap Dance Day from 1989 until her death. Known as 'Baby Sanchez' in her dancing days. (bio by: The Perplexed Historian) 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: The Perplexed Historian
Record added: Jul 09, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9076128
Elvera Baby Sanchez Davis
Added by: The Perplexed Historian
 
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