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Edwards, A to B

EDWARDS (Soundex E363) — See also EDWARD, EDWARDE, EDWARDSEN, EDWARE, HARVEY-EDWARDS, SEWARDS, SOWARDS, SUMTER-EDWARDS, TREDWAY, WARDSWORTH, WOODWARD.

  Edwards, A. A. — of Laurel, Jones County, Miss. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1908 (alternate), 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, A. A. — of Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, A. C. — of Meridian, Lauderdale County, Miss. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, A. E. See Albert Edwin Edwards
  Edwards, A. F. — of Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Edwards, A. J. — of Newton County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Newton County, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, A. K. P. — of Lisbon Center, Lisbon, Androscoggin County, Maine. Postmaster at Lisbon Center, Maine, 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, A. Lee — of Osceola Mills, Clearfield County, Pa. Republican. Chair of Clearfield County Republican Party, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, A. R. — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, A. R. — of Walton, Boone County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Aaron See Aaron Burr
  Edwards, Aaron C. — American candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Edwards, Abraham — of Wayne County, Mich.; Lenawee County, Mich. Member Michigan territorial council from Wayne County, 1824-31; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Abraham — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Democrat. Postmaster at Niles, Mich., 1830-31. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Adelbert D. (b. 1856) — of Atlantic Mine, Houghton County, Mich. Born in Lincklaen, Chenango County, N.Y., June 15, 1856. Republican. Bookkeeper; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Houghton County 3rd District, 1907-18. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Al — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 18th District, 1989; member of Texas state house of representatives 146th District; elected unopposed 1992; elected 1994, 1996, 1998; elected unopposed 2000; elected 2002; elected unopposed 2004, 2008; defeated, 2012; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Texas, 2004-08. Still living as of 2012.
  Edwards, Alanson William (1840-1908) — also known as Alanson W. Edwards — of Bunker Hill, Macoupin County, Ill.; Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Born in Lorain County, Ohio, August 27, 1840. Express agent; telegraph operator; major in the Union Army during the Civil War; warden, Illinois Penitentiary at Joliet, 1871-72; newspaper publisher; mayor of Fargo, N.Dak., 1887-88; member of North Dakota state house of representatives, 1895-96; U.S. Consul General in Montreal, 1903-06. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak., February 8, 1908 (age 67 years, 165 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Fargo, N.Dak.
  Relatives: Married 1870 to Elizabeth Robertson (1846-1911).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwards, Albert Edwin (b. 1879) — also known as A. E. Edwards — of Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash.; Deming, Whatcom County, Wash. Born in Victoria, British Columbia, September 10, 1879. Democrat. Midshipman, English merchant marine; sailor, U.S. merchant marine; officer and captain, Yukon River steamboats; merchant; miner; rancher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1928 (alternate), 1948; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1933-36, 1955-63; member of Washington state senate 41st District, 1937-52. Episcopalian. Member, Lions; Elks; Eagles; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Grange; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of A. E. Edwards and Margaret (Hansen) Edwards; married, August 13, 1959, to Dorothy Birchall.
  Edwards, Albert H. — Member of Missouri state senate 10th District, 1875-86. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Albert J. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Alfred H. P. — of Connecticut. U.S. Consul in Manila, 1832-38, 1848-54. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Alfred R. — of Kenmore, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Edwards, Alison — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Edwards, Alyce — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Edwards, Amory — of New York. U.S. Consul in Buenos Aires, 1840-45. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Ann M. — of Madison Heights, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Edwards, Arthur (1834-1901) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Norwalk, Huron County, Ohio, 1834. Republican. Clergyman; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; editor, Northwestern Christian Advocate magazine, 1872-1901; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1888. Methodist. Died, of heart disease, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 20, 1901 (age about 66 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Edwards, Arthur See T. Arthur Edwards
  Edwards, Arthur C. — of Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Mayor of Everett, Wash., 1932-40. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Arthur W. (c.1876-1932) — of Wyandotte, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Flat Rock, Wayne County, Mich., about 1876. Lawyer; metal products business; mayor of Wyandotte, Mich., 1932; died in office 1932. Died, following an attack of apoplexy, in a hospital at Chatham, Ontario, August 12, 1932 (age about 56 years). Interment at Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  The Edwards Bridge, crossing the Ecorse River, between Wyandotte & Ecorse, Michigan, is named for him.
  Edwards, Aurelia P. — of Lihue, Island of Kauai, Kauai County, Hawaii. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Edwards, B. W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Benjamin (1753-1829) — of Maryland. Born in Stafford County, Va., August 12, 1753. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1782-84; state court judge in Maryland, 1793; U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1795. Died in Elkton, Todd County, Ky., November 13, 1829 (age 76 years, 93 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Todd County, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Hayden Edwards (1723-1803) and Penelope (Sanford) Edwards (1723-1809); married to Margaret Beall (1750-1826); father of Ninian Edwards and Cyrus Edwards (1793-1877); grandfather of Benjamin Edwards Grey; great-grandfather of John Pope Cook and Richard Lee Metcalfe; second great-grandfather of Theodore W. Metcalfe.
  Political family: Edwards-Cook family of Illinois and Nebraska (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Edwards, Benjamin F. — of Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Wellsboro, Pa., 1923-31 (acting, 1923-24). Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Benjamin H. — of Alton, Madison County, Ill. Postmaster at Alton, Ill., 1843-44. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Benjamin S. — of Sangamon County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Sangamon County, 1862. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Bernyce R. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 11th District, 1961. Female. Still living as of 1961.
  Edwards, Bill — of Shubuta, Clarke County, Miss. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Billy — of Henderson, Vance County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Edwards, Blanche — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Edwards, Bob See Robert Edwards
  Edwards, Bob Lynn — of California. Democrat. Candidate for Governor of California, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Edwards, Brenda — also known as Cecile Edwards — of Angleton, Brazoria County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Edwards, Brooks — of Kentucky. Democrat. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 51st District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.


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